AJAX — Last year at this time, the algae attack on the Town’s waterfront was the news maker of the year.
Well, a year later and it’s still, in our view, the top Ajax story. It even tops the municipal election, in which Ajax went with Internet voting and a completely Continue reading Algae returns as Ajax news maker of the year
[India] In a significant development that may have far-reaching impacts in tackling fuel scarcity and global warming, the Gauhati
Continue reading Boost for biodiesel research at Gauhati University
Algal blooms happen when waste water from farms, factories and dwellings carries large amounts of normally scarce nutrients like nitrogen, potassium and phosphorous into rivers, lakes and seas. Algae, often unicellular ones, lap these Continue reading An artificial ecosystem should help purify the effluent from making beer
SEAWEED companies are encouraged to boost local production of raw dried seaweeds to meet the growing global demand.
Florence Sevilla, senior agribusiness socialist of the Center for Food and Continue reading Philippines’ companies asked to boost production of seaweeds
Twice this year, the US DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office has issued a revision of its ongoing Multi-Year Program Plan, once this summer around the time of the DOE Biomass 2014 meet-up, and once just recently in a report update that included new data and more detail on the DOE’s efforts in Continue reading Jim Lane: The DOE’s shifting worldview for biofuels deployment, now through 2030
Neptune’s Harvest Fertilizer’s parent company, Ocean Crest Seafoods, in Gloucester, Mass., inadvertently ended up in the organic fertilizer business. A wholesale fish and seafood company established in 1965, Ocean Crest had a need to dispose of the fish remains, gurry, created after processing. Gurry Continue reading Seafood company uses fish gurry, crab shell, and seaweed in fertilizer
MORE than 240 seaweed farmers in Choiseul and Malaita Provinces have undergone a training aimed at equipping them with financial knowledge on how to manage their finance gained from their seaweed farms.
The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Continue reading Seaweed farmers of Solomon Island undergo training
Active cash management remains the name of the game for the algae-based specialty products and renewable oils company, Solazyme (NASDAQ:SZYM). Announced during the Q3 2014 earnings conference call, the company plans to reduce its cash outlays for 2015 in light of the slower-than-expected ramp at its Continue reading Solazyme Becomes More Disciplined In Its Use Of Cash
While scientists believe that at one time, billions of years ago, Mars had an atmosphere similar to Earth’s and was covered with flowing water, the reality today is quite different. In fact, the surface of Mars is so hostile that a Continue reading Student Team Wants to Terraform Mars Using Cyanobacteria
[USA] The number of alternative energy biofuels in the works is clipping along at a frenetic pace. With a seemingly endless supply of Continue reading Biofuels show promise for alternative energy: Which two show most promise in the race for sustainable energy?