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February 7, 2023: The Algae Foundation’s third Massive Open Online Course, Algal MOOC #3, Introduction to Seaweeds, has gone live on Coursera.org. Algal MOOC #3 is the third of five courses developed by the Algae Foundation and Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. This course was co-produced by Ira Levine, Ph.D. and Jen Smith, Ph.D. and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technology Office.
February 2, 2023: Young Algaeneers in the seaweed and/or microalgae area are invited to the 7th edition of the Young Algaeneers Symposium (YAS 2023) featuring scientific presentations and interactive discussions. YAS 2023 is organized by and for young Algaeneers, with the support of the European Algae Biomass Association.
January 31, 2023: A nasally delivered and orally boosted vaccine, employing edible algae, protected mice from malarial infection, setting the stage for future vaccine trials in humans. Employing edible algae, a new vaccine delivered through the nose and mouth protected mice from malarian infection, setting the stage for future vaccine trials in humans.
According to a new report from the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), we are at a crossroads in managing droughts. Planetary action is needed through rigorous scientific knowledge and political will, “guided simultaneously by empowering policies with clear targets and environmental justice at their heart.”