[USA] NASA recently sponsored new research into turning human waste into useful things, like food and plastic. And it might be used on long-term spaceflight someday. Continue reading Turning Astronaut Pee Into Plastic
[Japan] An experimental facility to produce oil from algae was constructed on former farmland that was abandoned after the March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami struck the region. Continue reading 1st algae-based oil producing facility in Fukushima set up in devastated region
[USA] Ridgebury Lake neighbors, suffering through their seventh summer of an algae-choked lake caused by a DEC snakehead-eradication effort that killed all the fish, are seeing a glimmer of hope. Continue reading 400 fish to the rescue to help eliminate algae in Ridgebury Lake
[USA] Summer blooms of algae in Lake Erie are nothing new. But the most severe algae outbreak in the past decade is now under way, Continue reading A living carpet of green slime expands across Lake Erie
[Israel] Fresh organic seaweed harvested directly from the Mediterranean Sea and cultivated in specialized offshore eco pools in Israel has led to new lines of sea lettuce marketed by Arava Export Growers. Continue reading Israeli organic sea lettuce lines make a splash
[USA] US space agency NASA wants to turn human waste into food so that astronauts sustain on deeper space missions, including Mars.
Researchers at Clemson University in Continue reading NASA wants to recycle human excreta into food
[Global] Ever since the discovery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch about 25 years ago, there have been ever-increasing efforts to prevent trash – especially plastics – from entering the oceans and the waterways that feed Continue reading Sea of Japan Becoming a Dumping Ground for Trash From China and South Korea