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Snoutport Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 12:00 AM
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A single source for clean water and fuel
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21028075.300-a-si...

A very informative article about algae and how it might be one of the answers we're looking for in our hunt to replace fossil fuels and lessen pollution. A snippet:

In a lab test, it took just three days for the algae to gobble up 99 per cent of the ammonia, 88 per cent of the nitrate and 99 per cent of the phosphates in a broth resembling that from a domestic sewage treatment plant, turning themselves into rich sources of fuel even as they purified the water.
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aquart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 12:03 AM
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1. Shmoos.
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TheWraith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 02:13 AM
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2. Algae has a lot of potential.
It produces more biofuels per growth area than any other crop--a lot more, more even than canola or palm oil.
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