algae

Solazyme’s Less Polluting Algae Fuel Tested Successfully

April 10, 2013 / No Comments

Solazyme, a US company that produces alternative fuels, has successfully tested its algae fuel in a car and a flight. The algae-fuel works just like regular diesel and it was tested in a Volkswagen Passat TDI recently. It burns faster than the regular diesel and produces less CO2 and soot. Solazyme’s algae jet fuel was used by United Airlines for ...

Sustainable bio-plastic ready reshape food industry

April 29, 2010 / No Comments

Over the years algae has proven its potential use for the bio-fuel industry and now it’s’ all ready to confirm its usability for the bio-plastic manufacturing as well. Cereplast Algae Plastics is ready to hit the market with sustainable bio-plastics by the end this year.

Polar Bears with Algae-dyed Green Fur

September 10, 2008 / No Comments

Polar bears on strike? Protesting the disappearance of the ice around them, asking the world to go green and showing them the way? I am not sure what these green polar bears are thinking, but these fellas at a Japanese zoo in Higashiyama central Japan are creating a ruckus among the Japanese. [gallery] Are they sick? Do they have mold? (this one ...