Algae News

Algae are a diverse group of photosynthetic organisms found in a variety of environments, ranging from freshwater to marine ecosystems, and even in terrestrial habitats. They can exist as single-celled organisms, like phytoplankton, or form complex multicellular structures, like seaweed. Algae play a critical role in global ecosystems, particularly in aquatic environments, where they serve as the foundational producers in the food chain, generating a significant portion of the Earth’s oxygen. They are extremely diverse, classified into several different groups based on their pigmentation, storage products, and cell wall composition. Algae are not only important for ecological balance but also have commercial value; they are used in food products, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, and biofuels. The study of algae also helps in monitoring environmental conditions and assessing water quality, as some species are sensitive indicators of pollution and ecological changes.

Microalgae – The Future of Superfoods?

Scientists have highlighted the ecological and nutritional benefits of aquatic plants, along with the technical and financial difficulties in expanding production. Algae. It’s what’s for…