[USA] The U. S. Energy Department today announced six projects that will receive up to $18 million in funding to reduce the modeled price of algae-based biofuels to less than $5 per gasoline gallon equivalent (gge) by 2019. This funding supports the development of a Continue reading DOE awards $ 18 million for biofuels from algae
[UK] Just like soap bubblesMovie Camera, some seaweed can produce extraordinary colours. On a bright, sunny day, the tips of this edible red alga can become an other-worldly blue.
Now Juliet Brodie from the Natural Continue reading Forget the white/blue dress, is this seaweed blue or red?
[Japan] The future of Japan’s biofuel industry may be pond scum. Or more specifically, green algae that’s swirling around in tanks on a Continue reading Euglena Co.: Growing pond scum to fuel your airplane
[UK] Use eco-friendly washing powder, detergent and bleach if you want to help the River Ancholme overcome its summer problem of green algae.
That was the message from two Brigg Town councillors when they spoke at the Continue reading Everyone can do their bit to stop algae problem
[India] Indian scientists have created an environmentally-friendly material from renewable natural marine resources that could eventually replace the fossil fuel-derived plastics commonly used in a variety of applications.
The eco-friendly substance, developed Continue reading Eco-friendly plastic substitute made of seaweed could reduce dependency on fossil fuels
[Barbados] If anyone had mentioned “sargassum” in a conversation with the average Caribbean person up to about five years ago, perhaps this unusual word would have immediately triggered an expression of bewilderment. Continue reading When our climate seems ripe for cooperation