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Oct 11, 2022

These land-based algae farms could feed 10 billion humans by 2050

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The naturally ‘carbon-eating’ microorganisms could mean the farms will be carbon negative too.

Cultivating marine algae on land-based farms could meet future nutritional demands from society and enhance environmental sustainability, according to a new study published in Oceanography.

Protein-rich microalgae could be the answer to food insecurity.


Charles H. Greene.

The proposed development may exceed the 56 percent increase in food production needed to feed the 10 billion humans projected to be on the planet by 2050.

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