algae algae  /ˈæl dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves

Usage(s):

  1. The fuel would actually be carbon-neutral, because algae consume carbon dioxide as they grow.
  2. Fred Tennant thinks algae those slimy little creatures from your biology textbook will save the world.
  3. A massive algae bloom off Qingdao threatens to spoil the Beijing Games' water sports.

News

  1. Toxic blue green algae boom at Lake Champlain expected

    With the hot summer months approaching, more than 100 Lake Champlain Committee volunteers are preparing for a toxic algae boom. “When you get a couple days of 90 degree weather, calm, still…That's when you would most expect to find a bloom,” said Lake Champlain Committee staff scientist Mike Winslow. Winslow explained that the potentially dangerous water plant has a distinctive look. “The blue ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WPTZ Burlington

  2. Algae International Group Hires National IR PR

    New Algae Public Company Listed OTCBB: ALGA. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10836702.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Algae toxin detected at Clermont County park

    The state has posted warnings for toxic blue-green algae at East Fork State Park in Clermont County. Ohio Department of Natural Resources officials posted warnings at the park’s campground beach after tests detected an algae-produced liver toxin in the lake water.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Columbus Dispatch

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Quotes

  1. The flight enabled "those of us who are serious about reducing our carbon emissions to go on developing the fuels of the future, fuels which will power our aircraft in the years ahead through sustainable next-generation oils, such as algae",...
    on Feb 24, 2008 By: Richard Branson Source: AFP

  2. "I'm convinced algae will work, but it'll take a different, out-of-the-box approach," said Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla, delivering the keynote address at the Algae Biomass Summit in Seattle last month.
    on Nov 1, 2008 By: Vinod Khosla Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "I think it was somewhere around the midpoint of [last] season, when we were working on the story where we'd gotten to the algae planet and discovered the temple" devoted to the final five Cylons, executive producer Ron Moore told reporters Friday.
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: Ron Moore Source: Zap2it.com

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