All About Algae Website Launched

Cindy Zimmerman

It’s everything you ever wanted to know about algae but were afraid to ask.

The Algal Biomass Organization (ABO) has a new website designed to showcase the potential of algae-based products to provide sustainable and scalable sources of food, energy and fuel. was developed in cooperation with the National Biodiesel Board and provides information, videos and photos all about algae-derived products such as biodiesel, aviation fuel, biochemicals, animal feed and nutritional supplements.

“Products made from algae have incredible potential to meet these needs, and this website is designed to inform and excite people about algae. is a one-stop shop of comprehensive, easy-to-understand information about this exciting industry,” said ABO Executive Director Mary Rosenthal.

The site includes the most basic to the more complex aspects of algae and answers questions about what algae are and their unique characteristics as a feedstock for fuels, food, feed and more. It includes reviews of the history of algae research, state-of-the-art technology and the latest efforts of the industry to begin large-scale production. was funded, in part, by the U.S. Department of Energy.

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