Could Algae Save the World?

Traditionally the boating community associates algae with one word: nuisance. It covers hulls, jams propellers, slimes up fishing poles, and can even make the water unswimmable. Algae is a gigantically diverse group of marine organisms, ranging from tiny single-celled plankton, to kelp that stretches hundreds of feet toward the surface, to the wrapper of your favorite sushi roll. While our frustrations with algae are fair, I think its bad rap isn’t entirely deserved. Consider all the animals we love that are housed and fed by algae, for example. And in times of pollution and climate change, algae has potential for … Continue reading Could Algae Save the World?