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ABC News: Algae a possible saviour in climate change fight

From: http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/07/16/2305435.htm As the world mulls the question of how to satisfy a seemingly endless appetite for energy and still slash greenhouse gas emissions, researchers have stumbled upon an unexpected hero in algae. So-called microalgae hold enormous potential when it comes to reining in both climate change - since they naturally absorb large amounts of carbon dioxide - as well as energy production, since they can easily be converted to a range of different fuel types.
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