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This New Bioreactor Uses Algae to Capture as Much Carbon Dioxide as an Acre of Trees

This AI-monitored bioreactor can capture and sequester the same amount of carbon as an acre of trees in one year.

These Comfy T-Shirts Made From Wood and Algae Can Be Composted Once You’re Done With It

For the first time ever, a clothing company has come up with a sustainable way of making tee-shirts out of wood pulp and algae...

Scientists Are Replacing Plastic With Algae, a Revolutionary Idea That Can Suck Carbon Out of the Air

Two Dutch scientists are using algae to replace plastics throughout their city – and if their mission proves successful, they believe that no one...

How This “Living” Chandelier Uses Algae to Purify the Air of CO2

This green-tinted chandelier is not just a gorgeous lighting fixture – it also purifies the air around it. The Exhale chandelier is the world's first...

Scientists Unlock the Key to Turning Algae into Oil

Undersea algae could become the fuel of the future— and producing the valuable oil would not require any arable land or human drinking water. The...

Toxic Algae Could Power “Super Batteries” of Tomorrow

Alga blooms may have earned a bad reputation underwater, but above ground, they could rise to power in a very noble way. Below the surface,...

An Algae Farm Designed To Suck Up Highway Pollution

A highway overpass might seem like an unlikely place to grow algae, but actually it's ideal: Car exhaust turns out to be the perfect...
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Building is Powered by Algae Panels in the Sun

As an energy source, algae may be growing up. A new apartment complex in Hamburg, Germany, intends to generate heat -- and shade --...
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Algae Powered Street Lamps Suck Up C02

What if underground parking garages were lit by lamps running off the CO2 exhaust from the passing cars? French Bio-chemist Pierre Calleja invented an...
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17-Year-old Builds Algae Biofuel Lab in Her Bedroom to Win $100,000

A student passionate about biofuel set up a lab in her bedroom, complete with bubbling beekers, and ended up winning this year’s Intel Science...
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Virginia College Harvests Algae Into Biodiesel Fuel

The College of William and Mary is turning fish-killing algae into biodiesel fuel for cars and other gas-guzzling machines. The project is too...
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Canadian Cement Plant Becomes First to Capture CO2 in Algae

The process of manufacturing cement is both energy intensive and dirty. Globally, it emits roughly five percent of greenhouse gas emissions annually. But a...
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Plankton Power To Build Algae Biofuel Facility on Cape Cod

To help meet the federal mandate of quadrupling biofuel use by 2020, a public-private consortium announced plans to construct a new facility on Cape...
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Virgin Galactic Spaceships Look to Be Powered by Algae

Proof of Sir Richard Branson's dedication to low carbon emissions will be displayed next year when Virgin Galactic's two spacecrafts, Mothership Eve and SpaceShipTwo,...
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Could Algae be Oil’s Next Competitor? (Video)

Scientists in Southern California are trying to design the next oil, and it may be floating in most oceans and ponds. Researchers...
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Once Catfish Farmers Now Algae Pioneers

Turning pond scum into biofuels is fast becoming a new revenue stream for weary catfish farmers whose catch has dried up. PetroSun BioFuels...
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Venice Seaport Eyes Algae to Fuel Energy Needs

Venice's seaport plans to become self-sufficient in its energy needs by building a power plant fueled by algae, in what would be the...
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Greener, Cleaner Crude Oil From Algae

A New Zealand company says it has produced the first samples of green crude oil at a commercially competitive price, made from wild algae...
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Making Renewable Gasoline – From Algae

"A San Diego start-up says it is using algae to make oil that can be refined into gasoline and other fuels that are both...
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Algae-to-Biodiesel Fuel Tackles Two Problems (Video)

Algae has been the least-publicized source for biodiesel fuel, yet it may hold the greatest potential for simultaneously tackling the two problems of our...