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Algae to rescue mankind again ! Posted by MiaFranceska on Thu March 10 2011 08:25:02 AM 1

The proponents of the algae solution say that it has saved the world
once and can do so again. Many millions of years ago, it helped clean up
what was then an inhospitable atmosphere by absorbing excess levels of
carbon dioxide, and much of it sank to the sea floor or lake beds and
began its slow transition into oil. “As far as nature is concerned this
is nothing new,” Riggs Eckleberry, CEO of OriginOil, which is partnering
MBD Energy in the creation of a series of demonstration projects at
Australian generators, said in a recent interview. “Nature has done this
many millions of years ago in producing the crude oil we’re burning
today.”


Read more about it at http://www.sciencealert.com.au/features/20111003-21940.html