A.I.M. Interview: Solix BioSystems’ CEO Joel Butler

A.I.M. Interview: Solix BioSystems’ CEO Joel Butler

To those who have been following Fort Collins, Colorado-based Solix Biofuels, one of the major players in the short history of the algal biofuels industry, rumblings of change have been evident…

Special Report: Spirulina Part 5 Development of a Spirulina Industry – Production

Special Report: Spirulina Part 5 Development of a Spirulina Industry – Production

Over the past 30 years, the spirulina industry has been supplied by many small to large-scale farms around the world, using a wide range of algae…

On Becoming an Algae Entrepreneur in Australia

On Becoming an Algae Entrepreneur in Australia

My introduction to algaculture began as a young Mining Engineer in Yorkshire, in the United Kingdom. It was fueled by my hobby and passion for raising aquarium fish, the delicate larvae requiring…

Algae 101 Part 25: Algae Industry Expansion from Social and Political Drivers

Algae 101 Part 25: Algae Industry Expansion from Social and Political Drivers

A variety of economic, social and health factors will accelerate algae industry growth. The rising cost of fossil foods, fuels, and fertilizers, while…

Algae’s Killer App

Algae’s Killer App

Where in the world is the best place for a new algae facility? If you answered, “wherever there’s abundant sunlight for photosynthesis” you’re on the right track. Beyond that, I’d like to offer what I think is an even better answer—one that underpins…

A.I.M. Interview: CEHMM’s Doug Lynn

A.I.M. Interview: CEHMM’s Doug Lynn

Southeastern New Mexico’s Center of Excellence for Hazardous Materials Management, better known as CEHMM, was established in May of 2004 as a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to reducing the impact…

Special Report: Spirulina Part 4 Scientific Research Reveals Health Benefits

Special Report: Spirulina Part 4 Scientific Research Reveals Health Benefits

An international detective hunt has been underway for 40 years. Researchers in Japan, China, India, Europe, USA and other countries are discovering how…

Researching Algae to Clean Up Nuclear Waste

Researching Algae to Clean Up Nuclear Waste

Researchers from Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory have shown quantitatively how Closterium moniliferum, one of the bright green algae often seen in ponds, sequesters strontium…

Algae 101 Part 24: Freedom MicroFarms with Algae Restructure Our Food Supply

Algae 101 Part 24: Freedom MicroFarms with Algae Restructure Our Food Supply

Our society needs a free new, supplementary method for food production built on a sustainable foundation that frees growers from the risk of crop failure and…