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Green Oil: Scientists Turn Algae Into Petroleum In 30 Minutes

Green Oil: Scientists Turn Algae Into Petroleum In 30 Minutes
Scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are claiming success in perfecting a method that can transform...
Read more Dec 23 2013, 11:26am CST
 

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Fat Corals Fare Best As Climate Changes

Source: Smithsonian Magazine

Royal Ascot 2014 - Day Three
Corals with significant energy reserves that welcome all types of symbiotic algae species won’t easily die if hit with mu ...
Full article at: Smithsonian Magazine 1 day ago, 10:23am CDT
 

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Homeowners Reminded To Not Use Certain Fertilizers

Source: WXXI

Royal Ascot 2014 - Day Three
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) _ State environmental officials are reminding New Yorkers not to use lawn fertilizers that contain phosphorus. New York law prohibits the use of phosphorus fertilizers on lawns unless the lawn is being established or if a soil test shows that it is needed. The state law does not affect agricultural fertilizer or fertilizer for gardens. Phosphorus can encourage the growth of algae in ponds and lakes, which is bad for drinking ...
Full article at: WXXI 1 day ago, 5:53am CDT
 

Rethinking the coral reef: How algal and coral cover affect the microscopic life that call the reef home

Source: Science Daily

Royal Ascot 2014 - Day Three
Biologists have shown that inhabited coral islands that engage in commercial fishing dramatically alter their nearby reef ecosystems, disturbing the microbes, corals, ...
Full article at: Science Daily Jul 3 2014, 1:24pm CDT
 

Lost Creek Lake free of dangerous algae; looks good for Fourth of July

Source: Ashland Daily Tidings

Royal Ascot 2014 - Day Three
The public-health advisory against water contact at Lost Creek Lake ended Wednesday after tests showed a blue-green algae bloom has dissipated in time for the ...
Full article at: Ashland Daily Tidings Jun 25 2014, 7:45pm CDT
 

KDHE issues algae warnings, advisories for 7 lakes

Source: ABC-KMBC Kansas City

Royal Ascot 2014 - Day Three
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued blue-green algae warnings and advisories for seven lakes in the state, including three where wading, swimming and skiing should be pr ...
Full article at: ABC-KMBC Kansas City Jun 21 2014, 2:40pm CDT
 

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Out Of Pond Scum, Solar Panels

Source: OilPrice.com

Royal Ascot 2014 - Day Three
This really isn’t as much of a stretch as it sounds. It’s just a matter connecting the dots in ways that might seem counterintuitive.Start with algae – pond scum – and end with solar panels. In the middle is a series of connections made by researchers at Australia’s University of New South Wales (UNSW) that demonstrates how algae, which rely on sunlight to achieve photosynthesis, are able to survive in low-light environments.The algae do it ...
Full article at: OilPrice.com Jun 19 2014, 4:07pm CDT
 

The Hot New Frontier of Energy Research Is Human Behavior

Source: Wired

Royal Ascot 2014 - Day Three
When it comes to discussions about energy and climate, the focus is nearly always on technology. We wonder whether coal can be cleaned and solar panels made efficient, if there might be a breakthrough in algae biofuels or carbon storage. In short, we think about about hardware. Yet another area of innovation, traditionally unglamorous and overl ...
Full article at: Wired Jun 9 2014, 5:35am CDT
 

Algae Bio Fuel Could Be The Future

Algae Bio Fuel Could Be The Future
The New York Times has an interesting article on the efforts to make bio fuel from algae. An Indian tribe called the...
Read more Aug 20 2009, 4:00am CDT