Tag: Robert Henrikson

Help “reset” the algae industry

Yes, push that red reset button to get the algae industry back on track, by nominating players who are making a real and positive contribution in the world of algae. Over this past decade, the Algae Industry has been dominated by big money chasing the mirage of commercial algae biofuels. My March 2011 post “Shakeout in…

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Growing spirulina at home microfarms

Cheap-Health-Revolution.com interviewed Robert Henrikson recently about growing spirulina at home, its health benefits, his work in promoting microfarms, as well as his vision for what spirulina can do in the future. Among the highlights of this fascinating interview… I’ve been eating about 5 grams…

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AIM’s 2013 Yearend Wrapup: Q-2

In April…Mark Edwards and Robert Henrikson won Best Science Book award for their collaboration on Peace Microfarms… Life Technologies Corporation, of Carlsbad, California, was acquired by Waltham…

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Algae 101: Part 46

The cost of diabetes in the US approaches $200 billion annually. A new study released at the “Weight of the Nation” conference in Washington DC in April 2012 predicts 42% of Americans will be obese by 2030. Either we solve diabetes…

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The Future of Algae, Pt. 6

Imagine living in cities where buildings are covered with green photosynthetic membranes and vertical gardens, collecting the sun’s energy and producing food for urban citizens. Imagine greening desert coastlines, producing for millions of people…

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The Future of Algae, Pt. 4

How will algae production be designed into future landscapes, buildings and communities? What will they look like and how will they work? Algae Competition invited algae enthusiasts, architects, designers, visionaries…

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The Future of Algae, Pt. 3

What are the best designs, engineering and systems to work effectively and economically on a community scale or distributed model? Algae Competition invited algae enthusiasts, engineers, systems designers, builders, students and teams to develop working…

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