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  • European Commission Adopts Food Sustainability Strategy, Highlights Algae

    In May, the European Commission adopted two new strategies as part of the European Green Deal that proposes ambitious actions and commitments to reduce biodiversity loss and transform the food system to improve human health, planetary sustainability, and the food supply chain. The food system strategy is called Farm to Fork (F2F), and specifically calls […]

  • A New Board Chair and a New Chapter for ABO

    By Mark P. Allen, P.E. This month ABO’s Board of Directors welcomes Jill Kauffman Johnson, Head of Global Market Development, Algae Ingredients at Corbion as our new Chair. Jill brings exactly the kind of experience in science, product commercialization and public policy that can take this industry into the next chapter of development. For the […]

  • Algae Farmers and the 2020 Census of Agriculture

    The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) at the U.S. Department of Agriculture is gearing up for the 2022 Census of Agriculture by tuning up their lists of farms and adding new farmers. This official count of U.S. farms and ranches, and the people that operate them, is a vital tool for federal agencies to determine […]

  • The 2020 Algae Biomass Summit is Going Virtual: Registration is Now Open

    The new online program for the world’s largest algae conference will focus on sharing commercial and scientific progress, enhanced networking, and increased collaboration from around the world The 2020 Algae Biomass Summit is going virtual! In light of the continued uncertainty around the global COVID-19 outbreak the Algae Biomass Organization feels that transitioning this important […]

  • The First European Standard for Algae and Algae Products

    The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) has released the first European standard for algae and algae products, an important milestone for establishing common baselines for an industry that is beginning to impact more markets than ever. Known as EN 17399:2020 ‘Algae and algae products – Terms and definitions’, the standards not only clarify terms and […]

  • Resources for ABO Members During Covid-19

    The Covid-19 outbreak has affected nearly every business sector, market segment, as well as the daily lives of billions of people around the globe. A number of ABO members are small business and startups working to meet the challenge in a variety of ways.  To assist our members and some of their unique needs, we […]

  • ABO Expands Online Events and Collaborations in Wake of COVID-19

    Planning is underway to bring elements of the 2020 Algae Biomass Summit online All of us at the Algae Biomass Organization hope that you are safe and healthy as the world confronts an unprecedented crisis that has upended lives and made it necessary to adjust almost every aspect of business.  At ABO we are busy […]

  • First Guidance on Carbon Capture Credits (45Q) Released

    The Treasury Department issued its first guidance on a key tax credit for carbon capture projects last month, and projects producing algae biomass could be positioned to benefit. ABO worked with a large coalition to see the updated credit, known as 45Q, passed by Congress back in 2018. Algae cultivation is an ideal way to […]

  • Algae Making Inroads To Bioplastics Markets

    Technology innovators are finding new ways to make algae a more effective and sustainable ingredient in countless applications, and over the past few months an uptick in algae activity in bioplastic markets has caught our attention.  Plastic is quickly being recognized as a more serious environmental problem than previously thought. Millions of tons of plastic […]

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the 2020 Algae Biomass Summit

    Update 3/31/2020: Please see a new update regarding our Summit planning here. The Algae Biomass Organization is monitoring the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and evaluating potential impacts on the 2020 Algae Biomass Summit. At this point we do not anticipate significant changes to the Summit’s schedule, programming or venue. We are working closely with our […]

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