Olmix’ Future View

Olmix’ Future View

Olmix, specialists in animal nutrition and health, considers how the pooling of scientific, technical and industrial expertise currently forming the international algae industry will play a key role in our future. A good example for the new international economy has been present for generations of algae farming…

Getting Algae Fat

Getting Algae Fat

An environmental biotechnology researcher at the Netherlands’ Delft University of Technology, Peter Mooij has been studying “the phenomena of algae.” This talk was given at a recent TEDx event held at Delft, where Mooji discussed the importance of algae fatness…

Make Seaweed Fertilizer

Make Seaweed Fertilizer

Starting to plant? Take a tip from growyourheirlooms.com and make your own seaweed fertilizer. The recipe: Fill your bucket about half way with seaweed. Then fill the rest of the way with water. Cover loosely and let sit for about a week. Pour off the water and use it on plants…

Detox with Chlorella

Detox with Chlorella

Dr. Joseph Mercola, a purveyor of health products, talks in this video about how chlorella can help detoxify our bodies and get rid of dangerous heavy metals…

Urban Algae Canopy

Urban Algae Canopy

The Urban Algae Canopy is a project designed by ecoLogicStudio and Carlo Ratti Associati, being displayed at Expo Milano 2015…

ATP3 Workshop

ATP3 Workshop

The Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership (ATP3) serves as a learning environment for research and commercialization of algae-based biofuels and other biomass co-products. ATP3 is funded through a $15 million grant from the US Department of Energy. The partnership is led by the Arizona Center for Algae…

Algae and Corn Stover

Algae and Corn Stover

Dr. John Kyndt and his student researchers, Suchita Shrestha and Adam Rawson, at Bellevue University in Bellevue, Nebraska, discuss their experiments using corn stover as a low cost sugar source for growing high biomass algae heterotrophically in the lab for biofuel…

Feeding Farmed Fish

Feeding Farmed Fish

Bloomberg Business looks into fish farming and their big problem: They’ve been making feed out of sardines and anchovies and other small fish from the oceans, a source that could be depleted within a few decades. A California company called TwoXSea could have a solution: They’ve developed…

Algae Meditation

Algae Meditation

To promote the Research, Sustainability and Innovation in New Foods Conference, October 21, in Milan, Italy’s National Research Institute of Ecosystem Study assembled this visual meditation on nature’s versatile wonder. Breathe deep. Relax. Enjoy…

Smart Algae Harvester

Smart Algae Harvester

At the National Algae Association Workshop, in Lafayette Louisiana, January 22, 2015, OriginOil introduced its Smart Algae Harvester line with the A25, a workhorse algae harvester able to process up to 36,000 liters (about 10,000 gallons) of algae cultivation water, and produce a 5-10% concentrate with extended shelf life…

Spirulina Viva Mexico

Spirulina Viva Mexico

Spirulina Viva in San Miguel de Allende is the first family owned and operated algae microfarm in Mexico. Here, on their homestead, Katie and Paco with their two boys, grow and sell fresh and dried spirulina products and healthy spirulina food snacks direct to the local community in San Miguel – through retail health…

Neste’s Algae Feedstock

Neste’s Algae Feedstock

Paulina Uronen, Research and Development Associate at Neste Oil, explains why algae is an important future feedstock for petroleum giant Neste, which innovates new uses of petroleum and novel feedstocks, as well as operates the largest chain of fueling stations in Finland…

Biodiesel from Algae

Biodiesel from Algae

NBC Nightly News reports that at over 70 private labs in the US, and at oil companies such as Chevron and Shell, scientists are now reporting successes in making biodiesel from algae a viable enterprise…

Algae in Agriculture

Algae in Agriculture

Aurora Algae, a company that has been through many turns in their path to domesticate algae, presents themselves in this beautiful video “Transforming Modern Agriculture” as a balanced producer of several algal platforms…

Eat Your Seaweed Fresh

Eat Your Seaweed Fresh

Learn to Forage from the Sea with Jennifer Adler. Watch highlights from her Seaweed 101 workshop. Harvest seaweed from a kayak and learn how to add nutrient-rich seaweed to your diet everyday…

Alltech’s Algae Process

Alltech’s Algae Process

Alltech Algae in Winchester, Kentucky, is one of the largest algae production facilities in the world. It houses a variety of sizes and types of fermenters for growing heterotrophic algae. This is a tour of their end-to-end process for creating their proprietary algae-based animal nutrition and health products…

Growing Lab Algae

Growing Lab Algae

Barbara Morgan at the Oceans Alaska Marine Science Center explains her process for growing algae in the lab for nurturing oyster seeds…

Making paper from algae

Making paper from algae

A paper-making project at Pablo de Olavide University in Seville, Spain, uses different types of algae to avoid the highly contaminant products used in conventional paper production. The result is a paper with similar characteristics as that from wood. The ECOWAL research group is also studying…

Algae to Dye for

Algae to Dye for

In this video filmed at Dutch Design Week, Essi Johanna Glomb and Rasa Weber of Berlin studio Blond and Bieber explain how algae from a variety of common species can be used to create completely non-toxic textile dyes. “The wide color palette of algae is quite surprising,” Glomb explains. “Algae…

Another Look at BIQ

Another Look at BIQ

In case you missed Trace Dominguez of DNews reporting on renewable energy, with an update on the algae-powered BIQ building in Hamburg, Germany, after more than a year of operation…

Algae in Aquaculture

Algae in Aquaculture

Marine biologist and fish reproductive endocrinologist Yonathan Zohar, PhD gives a tour of his aquaculture laboratory at the University of Maryland Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology. Dr. Zohar and his team have developed a system that incorporates the whole life cycle of threatened marine fish…

Highways and Bioways

Highways and Bioways

This past summer an algae photobioreactor system showed up on a highway overpass in Switzerland. Built as part of a festival in Genève, the algae farm thrives on the emissions of cars passing below it, augmented by sunlight. A series of pumps and filters regulate the system, and over time the algae matures…

Muradel’s Green Crude

Muradel’s Green Crude

Renewable fuels company Muradel has launched Australia’s first integrated demonstration plant to sustainably convert algae into green crude, as a step towards a commercial plant with the potential to produce 80 million liters of crude oil a year. The $10.7 million demonstration plant at Whyalla – officially opened Oct. 31, 2014…

ULVANS Algae Project

ULVANS Algae Project

Olmix and 4 businesses in Brittany have created a group called ULVANS (ULves VAlorisation Nutrition Santé), aiming to create a new sector of revaluation of macroalgae in Brittany, from harvesting to processing into innovative products in the areas of nutrition and…

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