Seaweed plaguing Mexico’s beaches ‘could provide energy opportunity’

University of Exeter scientists say Sargassum seaweed can be turned into biofuel and high-quality, low-cost fertiliser through a process called hydrothermal liquefaction

UK-Colombia announce £20m bioeconomy research

A new £20 million bioeconomy research programme between the UK and Colombia has been announced. The agreement was signed by Nick Hurd, Minister for Industry and Climate Change and Yaneth Giha, Director of Colciencias, a Colombian national research agency. The programme will help tackle pollution and deforestation and develop new drugs, medicines and bio-fertilisers that can sustainably increase crop yields […]