Will the horribly-looking algae be our savior?
Specially bred algae strains are not only great natural oil source, but also can be used to absorb carbon dioxide and thus slow down global warming – killing two birds with one stone.
But there are other sources of biofuels, such as corn and palm oil. What is so special about algae? Firstly, algae has very high oil yield – 7 to 30 times better than the next best crop. Secondly, unlike corn or oil palm, there is no need to clear forest for algae farming. It is estimated that if algae fuel were to fully replace petroleum in the
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