Category: AgTech

Booming, blooming micro-algae

Hundreds of thousands of species of micro-algae float through the world’s waterways. Just a fraction have been categorised or studied. It leaves an imaginarium of possibilities to explore.

For decades, the hottest and most tantalising possibility centered round biofuels.

Oyster farming: a true triple bottom line win

Recent academic work has found that oyster farming can remove nitrogen, phosphate and sediment from the water column making it more than just a profitable business with growing global demand, writes Chip Terry.