Why Algae

Algae are one of the oldest organisms on earth, and currently produce more than half of the oxygen for the planet.

Algae are simple organisms that vary in size from a single cell much less than a centimeter wide to seaweed several feet long.

Ancient algae blooms are the original source of most of the crude oil under the earth’s crust.

Using modern technology, how long does it take to produce fuel out of algae today?

Besides water, light and a few nutrients, what do algae need in order to grow?

How can algae support national energy security?

What kind of jobs could an algae industry support?

What fuels can potentially be made from algae?

What kinds of water can algae grow in?

How can algae-derived products help our land and environment?

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