[Canada] In only one week, the corpses of four humpback whales have been found along Canada’s west coast, fueling questions of whether their deaths are connected to a recent uptick of whale and other marine animal deaths in Alaskan waters. Continue reading Whales are dying off North America’s west coast — And it could signal trouble deep in the ocean
[USA] United Parcel Service, the world’s largest package delivery company, has signed agreements for up to 46 million gallons of renewable fuels over the next three years.
The company, also known as UPS, says the deal represents a 15-fold Continue reading UPS signs three renewable fuels agreements
[USA] Aquatic animal pathologist Wolfgang Vogelbein held a small bottle of York River water up to the overcast sky Wednesday and gently shook it.
“Holy guacamole,” he murmured. “Take Continue reading VIMS studies toxic algae blooms in the York River
[Abu Dhabi] Emirati students at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology are playing a key role in the UAE’s water, food, and environmental security thanks to their innovative research.
The PhD candidates, Ahmad Al Harethi, and Alya Al Tunaiji, are part of separate Continue reading Masdar Institute students innovate in sync with nature
[South Africa] Microalgae are a promising feedstock for biofuels, but current methods of harvesting and dewatering them are unsustainable. Now researchers have shown that growing the algae with certain filamentous fungi to form lichens can reduce both cost and the energy input. Continue reading Using fungi to harvest microalgae for biofuels
[USA] Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) reminds investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Solazyme, Inc. (“Solazyme” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SZYM) investors who purchased the Company’s securities between February 27, 2014 and November 5, 2014, inclusive (the “Class Period”). Investors have until August 24, 2015 to file a motion to be Continue reading GPM Reminds Investors of the Upcoming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit On Behalf Of Solazyme, Inc. Investors