PALAWAN, Philippines: Minda Sumaraga and her husband had spent nearly a month growing their crop of seaweed. Then, on the morning of Nov 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan tore across the Philippines taking their crop with it. Continue reading Seaweed farmers in Philippines face battle with El Nino
The Legislative Yuan on Monday, June 15 passed the Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction and Management Act, providing a legal basis for an array of response measures to climate change in Taiwan. The act was passed ahead of UNFCCC COP 21, which is slated to take place at year-end in Paris. The fact Continue reading Taiwan's Legislative Yuan Passes Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction and Management Act
Usually the only thing ice-cream and seaweed have in common is their presence on beaches on sunny days.
But the sweet and the salty have come together in a new treat for Crail Food Festival. Continue reading Seaweed ice-cream making waves at Crail Food Festival
Many products, including food supplements, cosmetics and biodiesel, are made from substances derived from microalgae. A fully automated pilot plant operated by Fraunhofer in Leuna is capable of producing microalgae on pilot scale. The concentration of algae in its Continue reading Microalgae produced on a commercial scale
Monosodium glutamate, or MSG, is a glutamate, or salt of glutamic acid, which is an amino acid (the building blocks of protein). In humans, glutamic acid is a “non-essential” amino acid, which means it is produced by the body, Continue reading Discovery of Seaweed's MSG: The Fifth Taste
Sucking green gunk with a floating suction harvester, scooping out glop by hand, pulling out sticks, branches, tree trunks, even a dock, crews from Aquacleaner Connecticut have removed an estimated 30 tons of algae and organic debris from the north end of Continue reading Thirty tons of algae and muck came out of Lake Mamanasco