[19th May, 2014] Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) and Synthetic Genomics, Inc. announced today that the two companies have entered into a long-term agreement to commercialize Omega-3 Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) from algae. As part of the agreement, Omega-3 DHA will be produced and marketed… Continue reading ADM and SGI Announce Omega-3 DHA Strategic Partnership
[China] Crisscrossed by more than 3,100 rivers, Wuxi City in east China’s Jiangsu Province is a typical water town. To ensure water Continue reading Running the Rivers
[United Arab Emirates] Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused Continue reading International seawater monitoring experts keen to partner with Masdar Institute’s Ocean Color Group
Despite being more popular for biofuel, microalgae have gained a lot of attention as a source of biomolecules and biomass for feed purposes. Algae farming can be established using land as well as sea and strategies can be designed in order to gain the products of specific interest in the optimal way.
[19th May, 2014] Gov. John Kasich is set to sign into law new agricultural regulations that mark Ohio’s largest effort yet to combat algal blooms on Lake Erie and other state waterways.
However, state officials and… Continue reading Kasich set to sign Ohio’s ‘first big step’ toward curbing Lake Erie algal blooms
[19th May, 2014] Fuji-owned Swedish carotenoid player AstaReal has tripled its algae-sourced astaxanthin capacity with a new plant in Washington State in the US. The 5500 square metre facility will employ 45 people and kick into life in July. It gives AstaReal an production presence on both… Continue reading Swedish supplier triples astaxanthin capacity at US plant
[19th May, 2014] The forecast for Lake Erie this summer looks like there will include another outbreak of algae on the water. The director of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program says conditions in the lake are looking like they did in 2011 when a massive algae bloom spread from Toledo to Cleveland. Continue reading More algae likely for Lake Erie this summer
[19th May, 2014] A warmer than usual May has had an unwelcome impact on the capital’s waterways, creating blue-green algae blooms that have forced lake closures. The National Capital Authority banned swimmers on Friday from many areas of Lake Burley Griffin due to the… Continue reading Swimmers warned as blue-green algae closes Lake Burley Griffin