The Canal & River Trust is advising visitors to Drayton Reservoir in Daventry to avoid contact with the water due to a potential outbreak of blue-green algae.
Blue-green algae occur naturally in many Continue reading Warning after outbreak of ‘harmful’ blue-green algae at reservoir in Northamptonshire
It’s not such a stretch to think that humans can catch the Ebola virus from monkeys and the flu virus from pigs. After all, they are all mammals with fundamentally similar physiologies. But now researchers have discovered that even a virus found in the lowly algae can make mammals its home. The invader Continue reading Algal virus found in humans, slows brain activity
A viable, “exceptionally” clean alternative marine fuel has been introduced by Marine South East’s Glycerine Fuel for Marine Sustainability (GLEAMS) project, following a year of research. Continue reading Sustainable project unveils new fuel
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-NM, took some time to talk energy and algae Tuesday at Sapphire Energy, the world’s largest research and development facility devoted to algae-to-energy testing.
Among some 70 active ponds, which range in size from 14-foot test ponds to Continue reading Udall visits Sapphire Energy, touts future of renewable energy
The U.S. Department of Energy and Skyonic Corporation have announced the opening of a major project demonstration for converting carbon dioxide (CO2) into commercial products. This new plant will use a first-of-its-kind Continue reading Demonstration project to find innovative uses for CO2
Scientists already know that ecologically sustainable fuels can be produced with microbes. The species of blue-green algae that plagues Finland has proven itself a superstar in its ability to produce not just ethanol, but also hydrogen, Continue reading Scourge of Finnish lakes could become major source of fuel
[Global] Algae is blessed with qualities such as bioluminescence—the ability to glow in the dark—and photosynthesis, which is a Continue reading The top 10 most innovative algae-powered designs
Wide portions of windward Oahu’s coral reef are suffering from serious bleaching due to “stress,” scientists reportedly said on Friday.
The higher-than-normal ocean Continue reading Oahu Coral Reef Suffers Massive Serious Bleaching Due to ‘Stress’
[Global] When we talk about global carbon fixation –”pumping” carbon out of the atmosphere and fixing it into organic molecules by Continue reading The ocean’s living carbon pumps
You know the smell. Musky, damp, sweat-filled. Some say it’s the scent of champions, but to most everyone you happen to pass by, it’s just offensive.
It isn’t actually perspiration that causes Continue reading Algae-Based Material Takes On Body Odor