Article - 20 Jan 2008
Biomass can be considered as any organic material derived from plants or animals. It is possible to convert biomass to other usable forms of energy.
Article - 22 May 2013
Biodiesel is a vegetable oil- or animal fat-based diesel fuel consisting of long-chain alkyl esters. It is typically formed by the chemical reaction of lipids with alcohol that produce fatty acid...
Article - 7 Feb 2013
Algae encompasses a large and varied group of autotrophic, photosynthetic organisms most of which have a very simple structure. They occur as single-cells, multi-cells or also as giant kelps.
Article - 21 Nov 2012
The constantly increasing world population is increasing fuel consumption at a much faster rate than ever before. With many oil wells and coal resources depleting around the world, algae fuel seems to...
News - 18 Feb 2016
New research has identified regions in the United States where bioenergy crops would grow best while minimizing effects on water quantity and quality.
Researchers at the University of Illinois...
News - 21 Apr 2015
In freshwater lakes around the world, a blue-green slick is often seen floating on the water. These algae blooms often result from an overabundance of what's known as cyanobacteria, or blue-green...
News - 24 Feb 2015
Biodiversity, including small predators such as dragonflies and other aquatic bugs that attack and consume parasites, may improve the health of amphibians, according to a team of researchers....
News - 25 Nov 2014
Climate change could lengthen the growing season, make soil drier and decrease winter snowpack in the Lake Michigan Basin by the turn of the century, among other hydrological effects.
A new U.S....
News - 17 Oct 2014
The sea has long been a source of Norway’s riches, whether from cod, farmed salmon or oil. Now one researcher from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) researcher hopes to...
News - 30 Aug 2013
An outpouring of research funds is helping a group of Kansas State University researchers study how human activity and climate change affect Central Great Plains water systems.