Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney is on another collision course with residents of Bantry after he approved a fish farming licence for a company seeking to cultivate native seaweed in the West Cork bay… Continue reading Coveney green lights contentious algae farm
When all above is still locked up in a frozen wasteland, deep below under thick ice tiny Arctic ocean plankton blooms. It’s their role in life as the most vital part of even these frozen ocean pastures. Without the photosynthesis… Continue reading Arctic Ocean Plankton Blooms Beneath the Ice
Jim Thomas of the ETC Group has just posted a well reasoned article on the Guardian website on the challenges of defining the the emerging technology of “synthetic biology”. The article is the latest in a series of exchanges… Continue reading Do we need a better definition for synthetic biology?
Chapel Hill, NC, July 16, 2014 –(PR.com)– Source-Omega (http://www.source-omega.com) reported today a 2014 omega-3 conference speaker presented preliminary data from the KUDOS Study (Kansas University DHA Outcome Study) that supports their own conservative public health positions on DHA intake by pregnant mothers. The company’s Chief Scientist and CEO… Continue reading Does Algal DHA Support at-Risk Pregnancies?
[Germany] Does it make sense to power buildings with algae? That’s the question that arises with the Bio Intelligent Quotient (BIQ) Continue reading This algae-powered building actually works
Washington – The Energy Department announced $3.5 million for an algae project aimed at accelerating the development of sustainable, affordable algal biofuels…
Continue reading DOE awards $3.5M to develop algal biofuels
[USA] NOAA and its research partners predict that western Lake Erie will have a significant bloom of cyanobacteria, a toxic
KOCHI: Different types of seaweed present along the Indian shores are slowly acquiring the status of a cash crop, as products made from them are finding more takers.
Currently, these algae are used mainly… Continue reading Seaweed turns cash crop as new products hit market
Aquarius, the world’s only underwater habitat, is run out of what’s essentially a dorm room. Saul Rosser, 32, operations director, invites me into the observation deck. In front of him are three computer monitors, a red telephone… Continue reading The Laboratory Under the Sea
SEASIDE >> Bright green stuff washing ashore on Seaside area beaches likely is a common marine algae known as sea lettuce, experts said Wednesday.
The stuff, which is not uncommon in… Continue reading Green stuff on Seaside beach probably common marine algae