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High value chemicals from algae

Dr Joe Bennett from the Biorenewables Development Centre talks about potential uses for algae

Most of us know what seaweed is, but how can photosynthetic organisms like algae help us move away from our reliance on fossil fuels?

This video explores some of the potential uses of algae and the opportunities it could offer us in our mission to become more sustainable.

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Bioeconomy: How Renewable Resources Can Help the Future of Our Planet

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