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The algae data theme gets a revamp

The algae data theme gets a revamp

  Our most loyal readers surely remember a blog post we published two years ago titled “Algae, the next big thing in the blue economy”. It was a short interview with Rita Araújo to present a new data set on algae production facilities in Europe. Rita is Scientific / Technical Projects Assistant at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, and she coordinated the data collection effort that culminated in the submission of a data … Read entire article »

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Algae, the next big thing in the blue bioeconomy

Algae, the next big thing in the blue bioeconomy

To most Europeans, the word ‘algae’ brings to mind the seaweed we see on our beaches or the beautiful Posidonia we can admire underwater (HINT: Posidonia is a plant, it’s not algae). Most of us don’t know much about algae; barring a few exceptions, we don’t eat them, we don’t use them; often we don’t even know they’re photosynthetic eukaryotic organisms that have been around this planet for much longer than we have. Except there’s a … Read entire article »

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