Algal carbon sink resembles Parisian advertising column
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One of the less obvious sources of biofuel currently being researched involves harnessing the power of algae, which we recently covered being used as a fuel for a wooden motorcycle, and in France another potential use for the versatile organisms is being tested — carbon capture. The project is a collaboration between Fermentalg and SUEZ, both France-based, and aims to improve air-quality on two fronts: cleaning pollutants from localized areas and providing an alternative to fossil fuel reliance (thereby reducing future ‘dirty’ fuel output). The project has seen the micro algae (large water-filled objects with the green algae inside) placed…
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