Could biofuels help airlines’ bottom lines?

In 2006, jet fuel became the biggest expense on the balance sheets of U.S. airlines. And airlines have been battered by volatile fuel prices in the past 10 years, even when they buy hedges to protect against cost spikes.

Right now, oil prices are down, but Continue reading Could biofuels help airlines’ bottom lines?

Consumers warned of fake seaweed from China

BANGKOK, 4 Nov, 2014 (NNT) – Health officials and online informants have warned consumers to be more careful when buying or eating sea food following reports of fake seaweed.

According to online sources, the fake seaweed, which was discovered at a fresh market at Rangsit area, looks similar to real seaweed but was much tougher because it was made from plastic. The products were imported from China. Continue reading Consumers warned of fake seaweed from China

€3.9 million from the French government to build microalgae farm for renewable energy

On the salt marshes of the Ile Saint-Martin at Gruissan in the Aude region of France, the Salinalgue project is designed to develop the processes involved in microalgal culture so that green energy can be harvested from these tiny plants. As an alternative to Continue reading €3.9 million from the French government to build microalgae farm for renewable energy