Algae

Eerie Lake Erie: Factory Farming Is Causing Big Problems Far Beyond the Farm

Philip Lymbery | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK
Philip Lymbery

You may well have picked up the latest news from Toledo in Ohio, USA, where a severe toxic algal bloom - said to be at least in part due to industrial farm pollution - is causing havoc with local water supplies, leaving half a million people without safe drinking water.

Changing Lives By Changing Food Production

Gavin Megaw | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK
Gavin Megaw

The All Black rugby player had been locked in his room for days, shutting out all contact with friends, family and fellow players. It was 4am when he finally picked up the phone to call a helpline. The reply at the other end was simple, "hello friend". It started a process that led to therapy that has been helping to change the life of Brent Pope for many years.

This Horrifying Suit Turns Your Breath Into Food

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Tech

Remember Crazy Straws? Well this is nothing like that. This is the Algaculture Symbiosis Suit which turns CO2 in your breath into algae which you c...

Pretty In Pink: The World's Biggest Algae Farm (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK

Like a beautiful patchwork quilt of pink this algae farm looks not unlike an abstract painting from the air. The colour is the result of micro-org...

The 'Material Of The Future' Will Be Grown, Not Mined

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Tech

Imagine a substance that was strong and light enough to armour soldiers, flexible and conductive enough to be turned into the next generation of flexi...

Is It Jaws? Or Tomato Soup? Bondi Beach Turns Red

Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

Surf's up! But wait, what's that red stuff? No, it's not ketchup and Jaws hasn't attacked - it's just algae. The marine plant managed to close A...

WATCH: Strange Sea Foam Froths Over Lancashire Resort

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

It looks like snow finally falling for a belated white Christmas, but the blizzard-like conditions decking the walls at the Lancashire resort of Cleve...

French Wild Boar Deaths Mystery

BBC | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK

More than 30 wild boars have been found dead on the banks of the Goussant estuary in Brittany over the past month. The cause of death is as yet unknow...