Can plastic be made from algae?Can plastic be made from algae?

Algae offer many advantages, for the production of precursor molecules used to produce plastics. But these solutions are still quite a long way away

May 2013
Nylons made from shrimpsNylons made from shrimps

Scientists are investigating how shell waste from crustaceans could be turned into polymer precursors as a substitute to petroleum-derived solutions.

February 2013
Aquaculture: helping blue turn greenAquaculture: helping blue turn green

Producing sea shells and algae alongside fish could provide both an environmentally friendly and economically viable solution to make Mediterranean aquaculture sustainable.

January 2013
Fish bones’ second lifeFish bones’ second life

A new project is exploring means of turning fish waste into value-added products such as neutraceuticals while attempting to make fisheries a greener industry in developing countries

December 2012
Gasping for oxygenGasping for oxygen

How continuous monitoring of coastal ecosystems, such as the Black Sea, could help understand oxygen depletion affecting fish populations and better manage fisheries

December 2012