The aviation sector needs to start making the switch to biofuels today to make a tangible impact on lowering carbon emissions in 15 years’ time, according to Dr Ausilio Bauen, director of sustainable energy consultancy E4tech.
In a new report commissioned by the UK consortium Sustainable Aviation (SA), E4tech estimates that sustainable… Continue reading Is government support needed for bio jetfuels?
“Can you make some more of those dulse chips for dinner?” my husband Ralph asked.
It was late. We were hungry. The water for noodles was about to boil and the roasted vegetables had 15 minutes to go in the oven. I looked at the clock, then… Continue reading A bonus way to eat dulse: chips
Hundreds of dead fish have been removed from Pandan Reservoir over the past few days by the authorities, and the clean-up was still ongoing yesterday afternoon… Continue reading Hundreds of dead fish removed from Pandan reservoir; water quality unaffected
Plans are moving forward to build the largest underwater tourism attraction in the world in Dubai: the theme park is set to include scuba diving and snorkeling in a space modeled after the mythical Lost City of Atlantis… Continue reading World’s largest underwater theme park to open in Dubai
“The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.” President Franklin D. Roosevelt
I am frequently drawn to write columns about soil due to its vital importance as a national resource as well as the fact… Continue reading Soil Part I: Seaweed Fertilizer
The residents of Wenzhou, China, woke up last Thursday to discover that the inner city river had turned blood-red. Everyone is puzzled, as this has never happened before and nobody knows the cause yet… Continue reading River In China Mysteriously Turns Blood Red Overnight
CHENNAI: The emerald green water of the Muttukadu Lake that beckons many from Chennai hides a dangerous truth. An algal bloom in the backwater is responsible for the green colour and if left unchecked, has the potential to… Continue reading Muttukadu Lake Hides Lethal Toxins in its Green Underbelly
TEHRAN (FNA)- Qeshm Micro Algae Biological Refinery started operation in Southern Iran as the Middle-East’s largest biological technological company on microalgae… Continue reading Iran Inaugurates Mideast’s Largest Biological Refinery
Waiehu’s Amy Hodges (with headband) looks toward California’s Gwen Hunter while gobbling her way to winning the Seaweed Eating Competition at the Ridge to Reef Celebration and 5th Birthday Bash for the… Continue reading Seaweed Eating Competition at the Ridge to Reef Celebration
Elevated levels of a blue-green algae that produces toxins harmful to people and animals have been found in an East Hampton pond, nearly two years after a dog died from drinking the water there during an algal outbreak… Continue reading Dangerous algae bloom again found in Georgica Pond in East Hampton