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  • Congress Directs Millions to Algae and Seaweed R&D for 2022

    On March 15, ABO’s efforts to build a robust foundation for algae and seaweed technology research in the United States scored another win as President Biden signed a $1.5 trillion omnibus spending package to fund the federal government through fiscal year 2022.  Several federal agencies support research and development for algae in all 50 states, […]

  • Submit an Abstract to the Algae Biomass Summit

    This Friday, April 15, 2022 is the last day to submit abstracts for the virtual 2022 Algae Biomass Summit and also receive priority scoring by the event’s review committee. Join hundreds of attendees this October 3-28 to share milestones, make new connections, and plan for the future of the microalgae and seaweed industries. Abstracts for […]

  • Watch ABO’s Workshop: Algae in Aquafeed – Opportunities, Barriers and Challenges

    On March 5, 2022 ABO hosted a virtual and in-person workshop in San Diego to explore how the world’s aquaculture industries can use macroalgae (seaweeds) and microalgae to improve sustainability and productivity. More than 60 people from all over the world participated, and great progress was made to identify the potentials and challenges for algae […]

  • Hawaii Embraces the Cultural Role of Seaweed by Declaring 2022 the “Year of the Limu”

    Last month Hawaii’s Governor David Ige signed a proclamation declaring 2022 the Year of the Limu, a culmination of efforts by native advocates and organizations that seek to bring to light the enormous cultural importance that seaweeds can play.  Limu is a Polynesian term for edible plants that come from the sea, such as seaweed […]

  • Algae in Advanced Wastewater Treatment

    Algae is often considered a harmful consequence of polluted water, but new technologies are finding ways to harness the power of algae to provide solutions to water quality challenges around the world. Algae-based water treatment takes advantage of the ability of algae to grow quickly and absorb pollutants under carefully controlled conditions. The approach is […]

  • ABO Workshop: Algae in Aquafeed – Opportunities, Barriers and Challenges on March 5, 2022

    Update: We have posted the video of this workshop here. The Algae Biomass Organization will be hosting a virtual and in-person workshop on March 5, 2022 in San Diego to explore how macroalgae (seaweeds) and microalgae can improve sustainability and productivity in the world’s aquaculture industries. Global aquaculture production of finfish and shrimp is growing […]

  • The Next Big Step for Algae and Sustainable Aviation Fuels

    Among the dozens of policy innovations that Congress must consider in climate change legislation is a tool that could help trigger the next stage in decarbonizing one of the most significant industries in the world: aviation. The provision is a tax credit that would give producers of sustainable aviation fuels, known as SAFs, a level […]

  • More Microalgae and Seaweed Recipes for the Holiday Season

    We are right in the middle of the holiday season and you may be looking for new inspiration in the kitchen. There are no better ingredients to make your meals healthier and more exciting than microalgae and seaweeds! At ABO we’ve gathered more than a few algae recipes that can help you add these superfoods […]

  • ABO’s New Membership Categories Expand Opportunities for Universities

    The Algae Biomass Organization is introducing two new membership categories for the academic community that is contributing so much to the advancement of algae and seaweed-based solutions.  These new categories have been designed to provide more accessible avenues for university department heads, mentors and students to engage with the commercial algae industry, as well as […]

  • Viridos Lays the Groundwork to Decarbonize Heavy Transportation

    Viridos is one of the Algae Biomass Organization’s oldest members, but you might not know it from their new name. Formerly known as Synthetic Genomics, Viridos has taken its new title from the Greek word viridis, which means green or fresh. It’s a reference to a commitment to build the natural solutions we need to […]

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