Tag Archives: macroalgae

'Offshore Cultivation of Tropical Macro-Algae for Production of Aviation Jet Fuel' project launched in Malaysia

[Malaysia] The Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC) has inked a memorandum of understanding with four universities for research and technology collaboration in the production of sustainable aviation jet fuel. Continue reading 'Offshore Cultivation of Tropical Macro-Algae for Production of Aviation Jet Fuel' project launched in Malaysia

Do macroalgae habitats help sustain fish populations in the Mediterranean?

[Spain] Dr Hilmar Hinz from the LINKFISH project explains how his research will help scientists to better understand how specific characteristics of macroalgae habitats can help populations of juvenile fish to thrive. Continue reading Do macroalgae habitats help sustain fish populations in the Mediterranean?

Algae industry to organize to capitalize on growing business opportunities

While Mainers have been harvesting seaweed for nearly 80 years for a variety of uses and products, in recent years wild harvests have not been able to meet market demand for some species. The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) Continue reading Algae industry to organize to capitalize on growing business opportunities

Universiteit Gent :Algal biodiversity – culturing, preservation and characterization of micro- and macroalgae for basic and applied research

[Belgium] Freshwater and marine micro- and macroalgae are of key importance as primary producers in aquatic environments, accounting for 25% of global primary production. Continue reading Universiteit Gent :Algal biodiversity – culturing, preservation and characterization of micro- and macroalgae for basic and applied research

Value-addition in production of ethanol from macroalgae

As the quest for alternate sources of energy in the face of global warming due to fossil-fuel usage gains momentum, the focus has turned to macro algae (sea weeds) as a source of bio-fuel. A new study now demonstrates how macro algal bio mass from Gelidiella acerosa and Gracilaria dura collected from Adri Continue reading Value-addition in production of ethanol from macroalgae