FORT MYERS, Fla – Lawmakers in the nation’s capitol gave final approval Tuesday to a bill that will help battle toxic algae outbreaks in Southwest Florida and across the country.
The legislation, sponsored by Florida’s democratic senator Bill Nelson,… Continue reading Millions of dollars could help solve SWFL’s algae blooms
Lake Champlain — A young girl swims near an algae bloom, a dangerous organism that lurks in the waters of Lake Champlain. The Lake Champlain Committee met with the public June 12 at the Essex Town Hall to discuss just this scenario, and brace for another summer of blue-green algae blooms in Lake Champlain… Continue reading LCC hosts meeting about blue-green algae blooms
Using a different classification system, Indiana Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday said urged people using Mississenewa Lake in northern Indiana to avoid drinking lake water, shower after swimming and to keep pets out of the water… Continue reading Toxic algae effects and precautions
[Netherlands] Four years after the first optimistic calculations, the experimental cultivation of algae appears to be meeting expectations. This is based on experiments at the Wageningen research facility AlgaePARC in the Netherlands. Continue reading Algae cultivation profitable by 2025
Lawmakers Tuesday gave final passage to a bill aimed at battling toxic algae outbreaks which dirty, discolor and choke off life in the Caloosahatchee River and estuary around Fort Myers… Continue reading Congress approves funding to battle toxic algae in Caloosahatchee River
Kermit the frog sang the song “It isn’t easy being green” lamenting the troubles of being a frog.
The blue-green I am referring to is blue-green algae. What is it and why should you care? First things first. According to Dictionary.com “algae… Continue reading It’s Easier Being Green Than Blue-green
Today the Algae Biomass Organization welcomed Matt Carr, Ph.D. as the organization’s new executive director.
As we accelerate the commercialization of fuels, feeds, chemicals and other products that can be sustainably made with algae, ABO is fortunate to have found an executive director who brings a strong foundation of sector knowledge, policy experience and organizational skills to the table… Continue reading Welcome Matt Carr, ABO’s New Executive Director!
Former Director at Biotechnology Industry Organization to Lead Efforts to Commercialize Algae-Derived Fuel, Food, Feed and Other Products.
The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), the trade association for the algae industry, today announced Matthew Carr, Ph.D. as its executive director. Dr. Carr has more than a decade of policy and advocacy experience, most recently serving as Managing Director of the Industrial and… Continue reading Algae Biomass Organization Announces Matthew Carr, Ph.D. as New Executive Director
THE Philippine government is currently negotiating with Indonesia for a comprehensive agreement on seaweeds farming, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
“The Indonesian government is willing to help us improve our capacity for seaweeds production,” Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala said during the send-off ceremony for the department’s multipurpose ship carrying fishing paraphernalia, held recently at the Navotas fishing port… Continue reading Philippines, Indonesia to sign agreement on seaweeds
Despite the hundreds of millions of dollars invested in companies aiming to power the world with pond scum, algae seems to perpetually be the fuel of the future. Now a government-funded consortium hopes to jump-start commercialization of the low-carbon… Continue reading How Tiny Algae Could Be the Big Future of Carbon-Free Fuel