New microalgae clean radioactive waste cheaply

New microalgae clean radioactive waste cheaply

Environment News Service reports that Coccomyxa actinabiotis, a single-celled green alga that can tolerate extreme conditions, may soon be widely used to clean up radioactive effluents and wastewater from nuclear…

Macroalgae as stockfeed source, methane reducer

Macroalgae as stockfeed source, methane reducer

Jon Condon writes in BeefCentral.com that Australian researchers working on the potential production and use of algae as both a feed source and a means of reducing livestock methane emissions have filed a patent…

Algae 101: Part 74

Algae 101: Part 74

Food security and global hunger challenges dominate human societies. The world faces a severe protein shortage. Food, the most critical energy on the planet remains unaffordable and unavailable to nearly 1 billion very hungry people. Another 2 billion people…

Natural vs. synthetic astaxanthin war heating up

Shaun Weston reports in FoodBev.com that natural algae astaxanthin manufacturers have obtained comparative antioxidant testing results from an antioxidant testing laboratory showing that…