Macroalgae Cultivation

As part of the Danish project “MacroAlgae Biorefinery” brown algae were cultivated and harvested in Limfjorden, Denmark. Here’s how it was done…

Danish conference considers macroalgae economy

More than 80 experts, industry representatives and entrepreneurs gathered in Grenaa, Denmark, recently to share knowledge and inspiration at the third Danish Macroalgae Conference…

EnAlgae Project

EnAlgae (short for “Energetic Algae”) is a research project which aims to reduce reliance on fossil fuels in NW Europe by developing algal biofuel technologies.
 Swansea University leads the EnAlgae…

Macroalgae Farming in Spain Gathers Support

Analia Murias reports in fis.com that one of the main conclusions of the recent Seaweed: Uses and Applications conference, is that algae farming in Spain offers good prospects for the future at a time when…

Algae 101 Part 13: Why is algae the most efficient way to capture solar energy for food and energy production?

Our modern societies face substantial sustainability challenges to food and energy supplies. Our future…

Algae 101 Part Six: Algal Classification

Algae are living plants that break the rules for plant classification because they evolved in many different forms—cells, multicellular plants, bacteria and in nearly infinite combinations. While the various species…

Algae 101 Part Four: What are Algae’s Competitive Advantages?

Nano-sized, single-celled algae are among Earth’s earliest life forms. They have been surviving in many of Earth’s harshest environments for 3.7 billion years. Algae’s simplicity enables these plants to…