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From Pond Scum to Product: The Chemistry of Algae

Algae are plant-like organisms that range in color and size, from microscopic phytoplankton to gigantic kelp forests. Algae produce most of the oxygen on earth. They are also key ingredients for many of our everyday products.


Fighting Climate Change One Meal at a Time

Beth Zotter’s Umaro Foods claims algae is the future of abundant, sustainable protein. Learn about Beth's journery, and Umaro's mission is to save our planet from climate calamity.


What is the Story With Climate Change?

Over the billions of years of Earth’s existence, climate has changed significantly. But what is the story with climate change?

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