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2013-03-04 08:24:05

President and CEO, Mark Emalfarb, to speak at Advanced Biofuels Session: Transformative Technologies, at 4:00 p.m. local time on March 13, 2013 JUPITER, Fla., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc. ("Dyadic") (OTC Pink: DYAI), a global biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of enzymes and other proteins for the bioenergy, bio-based chemicals, biopharmaceutical and industrial enzyme industries, announced today that its...

2013-02-28 13:54:37

Protection of marine areas from fishing increases density and biomass of fish and invertebrates (such as lobster and scallops) finds a systematic review published in BioMed Central's open access journal Environmental Evidence. The success of a protected area was also dependent on its size and on how it was managed, however even partial protection provides significant ecological benefits. Marine ecosystems worldwide are suffering from a loss of biodiversity due to destruction of food chains...

2013-02-27 20:23:48

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ VANCOUVER, Feb. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or the "Company"), a leading technology company in the advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals sector, is pleased to announce that further to its previous announcement, the Company has entered into a secured credit facility for up to $5 million with Difference Capital Funding Inc. ("DCF"), a major...

2013-02-26 14:41:00

Fat worms confirm that researchers from Michigan State University have successfully engineered a plant with oily leaves -- a feat that could enhance biofuel production as well as lead to improved animal feeds. The results, published in the current issue of The Plant Cell, the journal of the American Society of Plant Biologists, show that researchers could use an algae gene involved in oil production to engineer a plant that stores lipids or vegetable oil in its leaves — an uncommon...

2013-02-20 08:23:10

WALNUT, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that it has entered into a contract with AGRICORP of Managua, Nicaragua and is growing Giant King(TM) Grass on land owned by them. AGRICORP shareholders and VIASPACE plan to co-develop a biomass electric power plant fueled by Giant King Grass in Nicaragua. AGRICORP is a subsidiary of Grain Hill which is a diversified agro-industrial business group in the following food related businesses:...

2013-02-06 12:22:11

Top 5 States For Advanced Biofuel Companies: Calif., Ill., Colo., Texas and Iowa; New Web Site at www.FuelingGrowth.org Documents Impact of Growing Industry WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California is home to nearly 30 advanced biofuel companies, but dozens of other states from coast to coast also are beginning to realize the economic benefits of this emerging industry, according to analysis by Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2). Combined, there are now more than 80...

Mapping Forest Biomass To Understand The Global Carbon Cycle
2013-02-05 10:54:59

ESA Satellite radar data are being used to map Earth´s vital resources. The latest advances and applications of the POLinSAR remote sensing technique were highlighted at a conference held last week. Polarimetric InSAR — or POLinSAR — is a remote sensing technique based on polarimetric information in Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) images. With this technique, a radar sends polarised pulses towards the target, and the information in the signals backscattered from Earth...

2013-02-05 08:24:46

GUELPH, Ontario, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- W2 Energy, Inc. (OTC: WTWO) is pleased to report it has signed a binding memorandum agreement to purchase 51% of AM Biofuels http://www.ambiofuels.com.my of Pasir Gudang Port of Johor Malaysia. The company has signed and Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) to buy 51% of the company from the shareholders of AM Biofuels. This strategic acquisition expands W2 Energy's fuel business in South East Asia as the company continues to execute on is business...

2013-02-04 08:25:33

WALNUT, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE, Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that Chairman, Dr. Kevin Schewe and CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, together attended the 16th Annual Energy, Utility and Environment Conference (EUEC) held in Phoenix, Arizona from Monday, January 28 through Wednesday, January 30, 2013. Dr. Kukkonen delivered his presentation entitled, "Giant King(TM) Grass (GKG) as an Energy Crop in the United States" on Tuesday, January 29, in the "Biomass/Cofiring in Power...

2013-01-29 08:24:19

TSX - NRGOTCQX - ANRGF CALGARY, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX: NRG; OTCQX: ANRGF) Alter NRG Corp. ("Alter NRG" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Wuhan Kaidi ("Kaidi"), which purchased a Westinghouse Plasma gasifier design, and plasma torch systems, from Alter NRG in 2010, has successfully completed the commissioning of the unit at its demonstration facility in Wuhan, China.  Westinghouse Plasma is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alter NRG that license and sells the...