Algae 101 Part 20—India’s Hard Lessons from GE Crops

Algae 101 Part 20—India’s Hard Lessons from GE Crops

Algae producers considering GE crops might learn from India’s lessons. India will overtake China as the largest population within the next decade and may have trouble supplying sufficient good food…

HR BioPetroleum to Acquire Shell’s Share in Cellana Algae JV

HR BioPetroleum, Inc. (HRBP), a Hawaii-based and -founded renewable biofuels company, has announced that it will acquire Shell’s shareholding in Cellana, a joint venture between Shell and HRBP…

A.I.M. Interview: Sapphire Energy’s CEO Dr. Jason Pyle

A.I.M. Interview: Sapphire Energy’s CEO Dr. Jason Pyle

Dr. Jason Pyle, the high profile CEO at the even more high profile “green crude” developer, Sapphire Energy, holds a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Physiology, as well as an M.D., from Stanford University…

Algae 101 Part 19—Your Algae Library

Algae 101 Part 19—Your Algae Library

One of the most important questions people ask about the algae industry is “What are the books that I should read?” Unfortunately, algae enthusiasts not trained in science cannot understand the dense science…

A Primer on Algal Genomics

A Primer on Algal Genomics

To the untrained eye, microalgae are typical photosynthetic, unicellular organisms. Most species are characterized as green, red, or brown in color with a moderate growth rate and size as small as one micron in diameter…

Algae 101 Part 18—Abundant Agriculture

Algae 101 Part 18—Abundant Agriculture

Food and energy security play havoc with environmental policies, economics and society. Too many countries, including the U.S., enact comprehensive anti-pollution policies and…