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Vegan Lizard

Check out this vegan lizard that cruises around the water of Galapagos Islands to get some algae to eat. They are unique among modern lizards due to their ability to live and forage in the sea, and they can dive about 9m into the water in their search for algae. The coolest algae eater you […]


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Seaweed Jam

Healthy jam made by seaweed and fruit! Vegan and as you can read in a previous post , seaweed has a lot of health benefits, such as cancer-fighting properties. Check out this Chilean algae plant Algueros de Navidad! Read the full article from Undercurrent News below! Chilean algae plant invests in production increase, aiming to […]


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Algae Bread

Seaweed and algae in bread. A Dutch company have developed ‘Meerbrood’, a bread containing 30% less sodium and sugars. The algae ingredient creates a fifth taste, umami, which literally means “tasty”. This algae bread is also free from lactose and e-numbers, hence I’ll definitely choose it when it’s available in a nearby bakery/store. Full article below […]


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Rooftop Farming

Urban Algae Farming! Using rooftops in Bangkok to grow Spirulina for human nutrition. Spirulina is a fast growing cyanobacterium which many health food experts describes as a super-food, and as stated below, “If you compare it to meat it will take six months to grow a kilogram (2.2 pounds) of beef, but this we can grow […]


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Algae-Graphy

Here’s some artwork from a French artist, Lia Giraud, who’s “growing” pictures by algae. Read about her work below and check out her website! Lia Giraud : Algae-grapies “Lia Giraud is a french plastic artist, following PhD studies in the program ” Sciences, Art, Creation, Recherche” (PSL*) and at the same time research student in […]


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Glowing Algae

Check out how amazing our nature is! Isn’t it brilliant? I will post a video soon describing how you can make your own bioluminescence lamp, stay tuned!   A Maldives Beach Awash in Bioluminescent Phytoplankton Looks Like an Ocean of Stars         Source: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/01/bioluminescent-beach-maldives/  


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Seaweed As Decor

This article from Financial Post is one of my favorites since it covers innovative design, with seaweed as material, from table lamps to a whole house. The Danish architect Søren Nielsen led the ‘Modern Seaweed House’ project, and you know what, they discovered seaweed has not only very good insulating properties, it’s also very good for […]


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Seaweed Against Cancer

This post is about marine super food. Researchers in Florida have studied different species of algae and  discovered particularly one specie with significant cancer-fighting properties. By boosting our body’s antioxidant enzymes to fight free radicals, the algae prevent cells to get damaged Read the full article below and click on the links to learn more about […]


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Algae Tech To Bloom

I think this topic is highly relevant and therefore I publish the full article from Wired below. Our food consumption is out of control and we waste more food than ever before. Like Dan states clearly in this article, our problem is that we  are beginning to exhaust resources like water, land, power supplies, at the […]


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Futuristic Farming

Check out these awesome pics and ideas for future marine farming, Bloom. Bloom: Futuristic Semi-submersible Farm “Bloom is a futuristic concept about marine farming designed by French firm Sitbon Architectes. The spherical structure is designed to be a semi-submersible laboratory garden, cultivating microscopic marine organisms known as phytoplankton that produce oxygen and remove carbon dioxide […]


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