Algae Systems LLC completed demonstration of a new biofuel production approach in early-August jointly with Japan’s IHI Corp. The process is based on the conversion of algae and wastewater to energy and clean water. A demonstration plant, … Continue reading Algae Systems announces demonstration project
EAST HAMPTON, CT (WFSB) – A popular Connecticut lake may be closed to swimmers this Labor Day weekend because of unsafe levels of algae in the water. Signs went up at Lake Pocotopaug in East Hampton that… Continue reading Lake in East Hampton being tested for toxic algae
News about Lake Champlain has been dismal lately, with pervasive blue-green algae blooms popping up in places like St. Albans Bay and Missisquoi Bay.
Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack came to town to… Continue reading Vermont Gets $45 Million to Clean up Algae-Ridden Lake Champlain
Kona, Hawaii-based Cyanotech has named Gerard “Gerry” Watts to fill a newly-created position as Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Watts comes to the Company with more than 30 years of experience as a senior operations executive in the Food and… Continue reading Cyanotech names Gerry Watts as COO
AS demand for microalgae grows, so too does the need for space to grow them, and researchers in France have proposed a novel idea of growing algae in vertical panels on the facades of buildings.
Algae have a high oil content, meaning that they are in demand for biofuels, as well as for some natural-based… Continue reading Growing microalgae in a building’s walls
PORT CLINTON – Despite toxic algal blooms, fish from Lake Erie are safe to eat, according to early results of a study from Ohio State University.
Researchers have finished one year of the study into how harmful algae affects walleye, yellow perch and white perch,… Continue reading Study shows fish safe to eat, despite algal bloom
[USA] In the midst of the last unofficial week of summer, with Labor Day approaching, there’s no better time to talk about seaweed. Yes, Continue reading The legal ‘weed’ business
In a previous article in this paper, I argued that “we’d be stupid, hungry, and dead without algae” in the waters of the world, because every other breath we take and some essential biochemicals in our bodies are directly produced by aquatic algae… Continue reading We’d be stupid, hungry, and dead without algae
Researchers have developed a vaginal suppository that, loaded with the antiviral drug Tenofovir, could help prevent the transmission of HIV and AIDS.
The semi-soft suppository is made… Continue reading Insertable Carrageenan Gel for Women Could Deliver HIV Drug
The industry’s profit margins rose for the fifth quarter in a row during the first quarter of this year, giving the industry its second quarter of long-awaited profitability said the Dutch investment bank in a newly released report on the salmon industry.
Now, “the key question is what farmers will do with this cash flow in an environment with relatively limited organic growth options,”… Continue reading Combining algae and salmon: Chile’s aquaculture ripe for innovation, says Rabobank