What are the properties and benefits of agar? Agar is an ingredient used in cooking as a substitute for gelatin. Also known by the Japanese name Kanten, agar comes from a seaweed known as Gracilaria, with a scientific name known as Geledium purpurascens. This alga is Continue reading Agar from Seaweed: Properties and Benefits
A Japanese beer that is made with melted icebergs from the Sea of Okhotsk, local flowers, and blue seaweed, is now available online for curious American beer drinkers on Firebox.
Abashiri Brewery’s Okhotsk Blue Draft is described as “the bluest beer in the Continue reading This Naturally Blue Beer is Made with Icebergs and Seaweed
Blue-green algae blooms have been confirmed on Mississippi and Dalhousie Lakes, west of Ottawa. Recent sunny, calm weather has contributed to the algae multiplying to dangerous levels in shallow areas of the two lakes. Continue reading Toxic blue-green algae confirmed on area lakes
Algae-derived nutraceuticals are beginning to move beyond the established champions of omega-3 fatty acids, spirulina and astaxanthin. In this special article/newsletter, we round-up up the top news about algae on
Continue reading Special focus: The ever-expanding potential of algae
LIBOURNE, FRANCE–(Marketwired – Oct 6, 2014) – Fermentalg (EURONEXT PARIS: FALG), an industrial biotechnology company that specializes in the production of oils and proteins derived from microalgae, has announced Continue reading Fermentalg Obtains the Definitive Planning Permission for Its Industrial Development Unit
When a toxic algae bloom forced Toledo to shutdown its water supply for several days, state and local officials vowed a quick response. A state task force recommends cutting phosphorous run-off from fields and lawns by 40 percent. Continue reading Researcher: Tax Phosphorous To Reduce Algae Threat In Lake Erie
In Mark Warner’s lab in Lewes, dozens of small sea anemones drift in man-made seawater in a white, plastic bin.
Through these animals, Warner and his team of research can see what the future may hold for tropical coral reefs. The researchers can add carbon dioxide Continue reading Climate impacts from arctic to tropics
Sometimes we just need that extra pick-me-up. Especially with the change of seasons, our skin need all the help that they can get!
This avocado spirulina face mask leaves the skin feeling so nourished and silky. Continue reading Avocado Spirulina Face Mask
A Boulder start-up aims to turn a waste stream from one value-added product—beer—into another: algal omega-3 oils.
Using a developing plug-and-play technology, the company, Superior Ecotech, is well along in its plan to install Continue reading Boulder startup aims to turn waste CO2 from breweries into omega-3 oils
[Global] Coral reefs are among the most beautiful ecosystems on Earth—“a jeweled belt around the middle of the planet,” in Continue reading Coral reefs are a $30 billion asset we can’t afford to lose