Algae World News year end review – The most popular algae industry news in 2016

[Global] Every year end, Algae World News compiles a list of the most compelling algae industry news of the year. No exception for this year.

Year 2016 was a remarkable year for the algae industry for many reasons – good and bad. New algae products are launched almost every month, and algae industry activities are taking place all over the world. This is a result of the efforts spent by governmental organizations and private companies. But what are the algae topics that attract most of our readers’ attention in year 2016?

Here are a list of selected top news stories for your review. The selection is based on the number of viewer from our Algae World News statistical report.

2016 Algae World News top 20 countries

In year 2016, majority of Algae World News‘ readers (visitors) comes from the United States. The total global readership in year 2016 exceeds 229,138, whereas the total global readership since Algae World News launched in 2014 is 467,686.

Algae World News’ readership from the United States ranks the top of the list. A total of 59,246 (25.85%)  readers from the United states visits Algae World News in this year. This number outruns the 2nd highest readership which is from France, with a total of 9,942 readers. The 3rd – 10th countries are: Germany (9,264), China (8,745), India (8,732), United Kingdom (5,279), Malaysia (4,516), Brazil (3,606), Canada (3,590), and Russia (3,278).

2016 Algae World News top 20 popular algae stories:

Here are the ranking of the top 20 popular algae news in 2016. The ranking order below starts from #20.

#20th –  The story behind a multi-million algae biofuel project in Spain (by teleprensa.com) 

The story behind a multi-million algae biofuel project in Spain

#19th: Highlights and photos from the 10th anniversary of Algae Biomass Summit 2016 (by Algae World News)

Highlights and photos from the 10th anniversary of Algae Biomass Summit 2016

#18th: This company wants to stop our algae epidemic by sucking it up and turning it into plastic (by Adele Peters)

This company wants to stop our algae epidemic by sucking it up and turning it into plastic

# 17: Malignant mesothelioma and the cancer-fighting power of blue-green algae (by Alex Strauss)

Malignant mesothelioma and the cancer-fighting power of blue-green algae

# 16: The first photographic book, “British Algae,” at Sotheby’s Paris, is for sale now (by finebooksmagazine.com)

The first photographic book, “British Algae,” at Sotheby’s Paris, is for sale now

# 15: The 4th Asia-Oceania Algae Innovation Summit wraps in Wuhan (by Algae World News)

The 4th Asia-Oceania Algae Innovation Summit wraps in Wuhan

# 14: Astaxanthin suppliers are innovating and even exploring new algae strains (by Jennifer Grebow)

Astaxanthin suppliers are innovating and even exploring new algae strains

# 13: Richmond startup hopes spirulina algae is key to success of its new drink (by Katie Demeria)

Richmond startup hopes spirulina algae is key to success of its new drink

# 12: W. Hydrocolloids acquires Kerry’s seaweed processing facility (by foodingredientsfirst.com)

W. Hydrocolloids acquires Kerry’s seaweed processing facility

# 11: Why Crustaceans turn red when cooked?  (by Algae World News)

Why do crustaceans turn red when cooked?

# 10: Exxon’s algae investments may be good for business, and public relations (by Ken Silverstein)

Exxon’s algae investments may be good for business, and public relations

# 9: He sold Wotif, now Graeme Wood is putting money into biotech (by Jody Scott)

He sold wotif, now Graeme Wood is putting money into biotech

# 8: Overview of European’s projects on algae production and algal biofuels (by biofuelstp.eu)

Overview of European’s projects on algae production and algal biofuels

# 7: The feasibility of algae building technology in Sydney (by Sara J. Wilkinson)

The feasibility of algae building technology in Sydney

# 6: Ultimate review: The unlimited biotech potential of algae (by Dani Bancrof)

Ultimate review: The unlimited biotech potential of algae

#5: Israeli hi-tech super algae can power a green energy revolution (by By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich)

Israeli hi-tech super algae can power a green energy revolution

#4: Founder of Cyanotech teaches you how, where & why astaxanthin can be produced (by Roslyn Uttleymoore)

Founder of Cyanotech teaches you how, where & why astaxanthin can be produced

#3: Making inexpensive insulin using microalgae (by Algae World News)

Making inexpensive insulin using microalgae

#2: Hulk-green artificial skin developed from algae (by gmanetwork.com)

Hulk-green artificial skin developed from algae

#1: Feeding cows seaweed could slash global greenhouse gas emissions, researchers say (by Sophie Kesteven)

Feeding cows seaweed could slash global greenhouse gas emissions, researchers say

The above Algae World News readership review and ranking exclude all paid advertising news which are intentionally promoted in our social media and our homepage. Generally, the paid advertising algae industry news have much higher readership. The advertising algae news which are ranked but are excluded in the ranking list above are:

#1. First of a kind Prefab Algae Raceways™ up to 101 m² 

First-of-a-kind Prefab Algae Raceways™ up to 101 m²

#2: Post-harvest Spirulina deep-clean technology: Purifying Spirulina biomass using deionized water

Post-harvest Spirulina deep-clean technology: Purifying Spirulina biomass using deionized water

#3: Support “Made in Nature Spirulina” to stop desertification in Ordos grasslands

Support “Made in Nature Spirulina” to stop desertification in Ordos grasslands

#4: Turbo for cultivating algae using glass tubes

Turbo for cultivating algae using glass tubes

That concludes the Year 2016 Algae World News year-end review. We would like to thank all our loyal readers for visiting our website, not to forget our main sponsors – Microbio Engineering Inc., Inner Mongolia Ecological Development Co., and Schott AG.,  who support Algae World News to help us fulfill our vision in propagating algae industry news and activities around the world.

Should you have further comment and would like to help us to become better, please feel free to contact us at: [email protected]

To the new comers, we wish you all the best in the coming year 2017 with new beginnings, fresh starts, challenges and surprises. For the existing algae industry stakeholders, we wish you a brighter future as we step into year 2017.

Algae World News will not be updating our website during the year end holiday from 29th December 2016 to the 2nd of January, 2017. We will resume our publication on the 3rd of January, 2017.

Happy New Year.

 

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