Can We Live Beyond Food? Algacultural Revolution: The Tiny Organism That Could Solve World Hunger.
You’d be forgiven for overlooking algae — the green film commonly seen floating on the surface of stagnant ponds — as a tasty and nutritious source of food. Yet algaculture, the growing and cultivating of algae for commercial use, isn’t a new thing. The tiny microorganisms are already used in natural food colorings, and Asian societies in particular have been using algae as a food supplement for generations.