[Brazil] The wave of mud and iron ore mining waste caused by the rupture of two tailings dams in southeastern Brazil will have a significant negative impact on biodiversity Continue reading Brazil’s dam disaster to threaten biodiversity: report
[USA] What if the key components in your perfume could be grown in a lab rather than being found in a rare oasis in Australia? Continue reading Bio-engineered products hitting store shelves near you
[Brazil, China, USA] The dinoflagellate genus Gambierdiscus is a toxicologically important genus responsible for ciguatera fish poisoning, the principal cause of non-bacterial illness associated with fish consumption. Continue reading A new species of Gambierdiscus
[Brazil] Tons of dead fish have been removed from a Rio de Janeiro lagoon where Olympic events are to be held in 2016, sparking debate among officials and scientists over what caused the mass die-off, as well as fears that the water may be unsafe for athletes. Continue reading Brazil removes 50 tons of dead fish from Olympic waters
[Global] Less than a decade ago, biofuels were set to take the energy world by storm. They promised a low-carbon alternative to gasoline, while advances in algae technology were taking biofuels beyond the traditional soybeans and corn. In 2015, the contrast could not be starker. Continue reading Do biofuels still have a place in the global energy mix?
[Brazil] Biofeedstock company Proterro and Bunge Global Innovation, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of global agribusiness and food company Bunge Limited (Bunge), will conduct a pilot study of Proterro’s sucrose-production technology in Brazil. Continue reading Proterro and Bunge to conduct pilot study in Brazil of Proterro’s Sucrose-production technology
[Brazil] The animal health and nutrition group is ploughing $63 million into the algae site, which is on the same premises as Alltech Sao Pedro. Continue reading Alltech building new algae production facility in Brazil