Environmental change is transforming many parts of the north-east Atlantic seabed, and according to a newly-published paper this will almost certainly get worse in the coming decades.
For the first time, the paper’s authors… Continue reading High-CO2 world threatens seabed life
Four years after the first optimistic calculations, the experimental cultivation of algae at Wageningen University in the Netherlands appears to be meeting expectations. Production costs have been more than halved, while the profit made on some… Continue reading Algae cultivation making headway at Wageningen
A new, outdoor system at the University of Dayton Research Institute has been producing a high volume of algae since its installation in the summer of 2013, even through this especially harsh Ohio winter… Continue reading University of Dayton Research Institute outdoor algae growing system
[Canada] Algae is a pretty important organism. It’s used in food, fertilizer and sewage treatment. Oh, and algae can also eat Continue reading Pond Biofuels: Algae eats cement plant pollution
You may have heard that we’re entering an algae farming boom. Biofuel produced by algae reared on greenhouse gases is supposed to replace fossil fuels with a climate-friendly brew. But if you try to refuel your car,… Continue reading You’re Already Eating Algae
It could be a watershed moment for businesses running high on carbon dioxide emissions and a means of bringing together an environmentally-friendly project with a beer company. Superior Ecotech of Boulder, Colorado said the plan is to develop an algae habitation on the roof of Upslope Brewery that can produce … Continue reading Superior Ecotech, Upslope Brewery developing new algae technology
[USA] Fossil fuel use, even with the environmental and economic security challenges it poses, remains the dominant source of energy Continue reading Scripps’ research highlight: Powered by plankton
A few years ago biofuels were all the rage. Environmental advocates to national security hawks alike were extolling the virtues of ethanol and biodiesel as a carbon-neutral bridge to our energy future… Continue reading Algae-based and other biofuels
In San Diego, California, researchers are seeing the potential of green algae, and investors are seeing gold. As a truly “green” industry, this algae has potential applications in everything from bio-fuel to snack foods.
This little green wonder-crop might… Continue reading California Green Algae Might Just be Gold
[USA] Summary: In February, President Obama touted his plan to fund algae biofuel as a domestic alternative fuel source. But years of Continue reading Alison Morris: Algae Energy — Dead in the Water?