Sustainable Seaweed Technologies

Sustainable Seaweed Technologies
Author: Maria Dolores Torres,Stefan Kraan,Herminia Dominguez
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 750
Release: 2020-05-20
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9780128179444

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Sustainable Seaweed Technologies: Cultivation, Biorefinery, and Applications collates key background information on efficient cultivation and biorefinery of seaweeds, combining underlying chemistry and methodology with industry experience. Beginning with a review of the opportunities for seaweed biorefinery and the varied components and properties of macroalgae, the book then reviews all the key steps needed for industrial applications, from its cultivation, collection and processing, to extraction techniques, concentration and purification. A range of important applications are then discussed, including the production of energy and novel materials from seaweed, before a set of illustrative case studies shows how these various stages work in practice. Drawing on the expert knowledge of a global team of editors and authors, this book is a practical resource for both researchers and businesses who currently work with macroalgae. Highlights the specific challenges and benefits of developing seaweed for sustainable products Presents useful case studies that demonstrate varied approaches and methodologies in practice Covers the complete seaweed chain, from cultivation to waste management

Seaweed Sustainability

Seaweed Sustainability
Author: Brijesh K. Tiwari,Declan Troy
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2015-08-27
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780124199583

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Seaweed Sustainability: Food and Non-Food Applications is the only evidence-based resource that offers an abundance of information on the applications of seaweed as a solution to meet an increasing global demand for sustainable food source. The book uncovers seaweed potential and describes the various sources of seaweed, the role of seaweeds as a sustainable source for human food and animal feeds, and the role of seaweed farming for sustainability. In addition to harvesting and processing information, the book discusses the benefits of seaweed in human nutrition and its nutraceutical properties. Offers different perspectives by presenting examples of commercial utilization of wild-harvested or cultivated algae, marine and freshwater seaweeds Discusses seasonal and cultivar variations in seaweeds for a better understanding of their implications in commercial applications Includes a wide range of micro and macro algae for food and feed production and provides perspectives on seaweed as a potential energy source

Sustainable Global Resources Of Seaweeds Volume 1

Sustainable Global Resources Of Seaweeds Volume 1
Author: Ambati Ranga Rao,Gokare A. Ravishankar
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 656
Release: 2022-03-28
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9783030919559

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Marine plant life is an abundant source of nutrients that enhance the daily diet. In recent years, consuming diets rich in seaweeds or their extracts have been shown to provide health benefits due to being rich in macronutrients, micronutrients and nutraceuticals. The commercial value of seaweeds for human consumption is increasing annually, and some countries harvest several million tons annually. The seaweeds industry is valued at around $12 billion in 2017, and supports millions of families worldwide. Seaweeds production grew globally by 30 million tons in 2016. Seaweeds have seen increasing usage in the food industry due to their abundance of beneficial nutrients, vitamins and ω–3 fatty acids. To date there have been no books that comprehensively cover up-to-date information on seaweeds cultivation, processing, extraction and nutritional properties. This text lays out the properties and effects of seaweeds from their use as bioresources to their use in the feed industry to their applications in wastewater management and biofuels. Sustainable Global Resources Of Seaweeds Volume 1: Industrial Perspectives offers a complete overview of seaweeds from their cultivation and processing steps to their bioactive compounds and Industrial applications, while also providing the foundational information needed to understand these plants holistically. Chapters in this volume focus on seaweeds bioresources, ecology and biology, composition and cultivation, plus usage of seaweeds extracts for the feed industry. An entire section is dedicated to waste water treatment, bioremediation, biofuel and biofertilizer application of seaweeds. For any researcher in need of a comprehensive and up-to-date single source on seaweeds cultivation, this volume provides all the information necessary to gain a thorough understanding of this ever-important product.

Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Water Energy Food and Sustainability ICoWEFS 2021

Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Water Energy Food and Sustainability  ICoWEFS 2021
Author: João Rafael da Costa Sanches Galvão,Paulo Sérgio Duque de Brito,Filipe dos Santos Neves,Flávio Gabriel da Silva Craveiro,Henrique de Amorim Almeida,Joel Oliveira Correia Vasco,Luís Miguel Pires Neves,Ricardo de Jesus Gomes,Sandra de Jesus Martins Mourato,Vânia Sofia Santos Ribeiro
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 947
Release: 2021-05-08
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9783030753153

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This book presents the proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Water Energy Food and Sustainability – ICoWEFS 2021, a major forum to foster innovation and exchange knowledge in the water-energy-food nexus, embracing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, bringing together leading academics, researchers and industrial experts. It contains the work of authors from 33 countries.

Macroalgal Biorefineries For The Blue Economy

Macroalgal Biorefineries For The Blue Economy
Author: Alexander Golberg,Arthur Nils Robin,Meiron Zollmann,Hadar Traugott,Ruslana Rachel Palatnik,Alvaro Israel
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2020-11-04
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9789811225406

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This unique compendium provides an insight into the role of emerging marine biorefineries based on macroalgae (seaweeds) in the development of a sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth-blue economy.The useful reference text shows a complete picture on the motivation to develop seaweed technologies, and how the combination of biology, cultivation technologies and downstream processing with economics can address the social challenges through the blue growth.

Innovative and Emerging Technologies in the Bio marine Food Sector

Innovative and Emerging Technologies in the Bio marine Food Sector
Author: Marco Garcia-Vaquero,Gaurav Rajauria
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 554
Release: 2021-12-06
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9780128204429

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Innovative and Emerging Technologies in the Bio-marine Food Sector: Applications, Regulations, and Prospects presents the use of technologies and recent advances in the emerging marine food industry. Written by renowned scientists in the field, the book focuses primarily on the principles of application and the main technological developments achieved in recent years. It includes technological design, equipment and applications of these technologies in multiple processes. Extraction, preservation, microbiology and processing of food are extensively covered in the wide context of marine food products, including fish, crustaceans, seafood processing waste, seaweed, microalgae and other derived by-products. This is an interdisciplinary resource that highlights the potential of technology for multiple purposes in the marine food industry as these technological approaches represent a future alternative to develop more efficient industrial processes. Researchers and scientists in the areas of food microbiology, food chemistry, new product development, food processing, food technology, bio-process engineers in marine based industries and scientists in marine related areas will all find this a novel resource. Presents novel innovative technologies in the Bio-marine food sector, including principles, equipment, advantages, disadvantages, and future technological prospects Explores multi-purpose uses of technologies for extraction, functional food generation, food preservation, food microbiology and food processing Provides industrial applications tailored for the marine biological market to foster new innovative applications and regulatory requirements

Seaweed Sustainability

Seaweed Sustainability
Author: Brijesh K. Tiwari,Declan Troy
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2022-01-15
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 0323854273

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Seaweed Sustainability, Second Edition continues to be the leading evidence-based resource that offers an abundance of information on the applications of seaweed as a solution to meet an increasing global demand for sustainable food source. The book uncovers seaweed potential and describes the various sources of seaweed, the role of seaweeds as a sustainable source for human food and animal feeds, and the role of seaweed farming for sustainability. The book covers various aspects of seaweeds ranging from harvesting, processing and applications and includes the classification, importance, chemical composition and impact of climate change on seaweeds harvesting techniques, processing, conventional and emerging technologies. The new edition is completely updated and includes of range of new products and ingredients obtained for food, feed and fuel applications and includes a new chapter on biorefienry of seaweeds using zero-waste approach. Highlights the importance of seaweeds, definition and utilization Offers various food and non-food applications of seaweeds along with production and consumption trend round the globe Includes classification and various types of seaweed and algae available around the world and their Geographical and ecological distributions of seaweeds Discusses functional and nutritional properties of protein and their potential applications for food and feed

Sustainable Production Technology in Food

Sustainable Production Technology in Food
Author: Jose M. Lorenzo,Paulo E.S. Munekata,Francisco J. Barba
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 234
Release: 2021-08-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780128232200

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Sustainable Production Technology in Food explores several important scientific and practical aspects related to sustainable technologies in food production in both the farm and industry contexts. The book contains 18 chapters that describe the current scenario of technological advances within the food production system, focusing on the context of sustainability and offering future perspectives for the sustainable production of food. Presents a comprehensive discussion around the multidisciplinary aspects of technological advances for sustainable food production Addresses the current relationship between food production and sustainability Closes the gap between the recent technological advances in sustainability by focusing on the food production system

Seaweeds and microalgae

Seaweeds and microalgae
Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publsiher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Total Pages: 48
Release: 2021-07-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9789251347102

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Algae, including seaweeds and microalgae, contribute nearly 30 percent of world aquaculture production (measured in wet weight), primarily from seaweeds. Seaweeds and cmicroalgae generate socio-economic benefits to tens of thousands of households, primarily in coastal communities, including numerous women empowered by seaweed cultivation. Various human health contributions, environmental benefits and ecosystem services of seaweeds and microalgae have drawn increasing attention to untapped potential of seaweed and microalgae cultivation. Highly imbalanced production and consumption across geographic regions implies a great potential in the development of seaweed and microalgae cultivation. Yet joint efforts of governments, the industry, the scientific community, international organizations, civil societies, and other stakeholders or experts are needed to realize the potential. This document examines the status and trends of global algae production with a focus on algae cultivation, recognizes the algae sector’s existing and potential contributions and benefits, highlights a variety of constraints and challenges over the sector’s sustainable development, and discusses lessons learned and way forward to unlock full potential in algae cultivation and FAO’s roles in the process. From a balanced perspective that recognizes not only the potential of algae but also constraints and challenges upon the realization of the potential, information and knowledge provided by this document can facilitate evidence-based policymaking and sector management in algae development at the global, regional and national levels.

Biofuels and Biorefining

Biofuels and Biorefining
Author: Claudia Gutierrez-Antonio,Fernando Israel Gomez Castro
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2022-05-27
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9780323859158

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Biofuels and Biorefining: Volume Two: Intensified Processes and Biorefineries considers intensification and optimization processes for biofuels and biomass-derived products in single and biorefinery schemes. Chapters cover production processes for liquid biofuels, introducing all feasible intensification alternatives for each process, process intensification methods for the production of value-added products, the importance of detailed CFD-based studies, controllability studies, strategies for risk analysis in intensified processes, the concept of biorefinery for the co-production of biofuels/biomass derived value-added products, and the importance of process intensification in the biorefinery scheme. Final chapters discuss how to ensure the sustainability of the intensified process and minimize the societal impact of biorefineries through various strategies, including supply chain optimization and lifecycle analysis. Each chapter is supported by industry case studies that address key aspects and impacts of intensification and optimization processes. Integrates basic concepts of process intensification and its application to the production of biofuels in a single resource Includes case studies related to modeling, safety, control, supply chain, lifecycle analysis, and the CFD of biofuel production processes Provides a sustainability assessment of biorefinery systems from a lifecycle perspective

Handbook of Algal Technologies and Phytochemicals

Handbook of Algal Technologies and Phytochemicals
Author: Gokare A. Ravishankar,Ambati Ranga Rao
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 595
Release: 2019-12-17
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9780429609091

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This two-volume set explores the aspects of diversity of micro and macro algal forms, their traditional uses; their constituents which are of value for food, feed, specialty chemicals, bioactive compounds for several novel applications and bioenergy molecules. The industrial production systems, downstream processing, utilization of the biomass and the metabolites of importance for various applications are addressed. Innovations in production technologies, coupled with the biological activities of their novel metabolites and molecules, offer tremendous scope for the exploitation of these micro and macro algal forms through industrial production processes in a sustainable manner. These two volumes offer a treasure house of information to the students and researchers of plant sciences, biological sciences, agricultural sciences, foods and nutrition sciences, health sciences and environmental sciences. Their practical value will benefit professionals including agriculture and food experts, biotechnologists, ecologists, environmentalists, and biomass specialists. This set will also aid industries dealing with foods, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals , cosmecuticals health care products, and bioenergy.

Bioenergy Research

Bioenergy Research
Author: Neha Srivastava,Manish Srivastava
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2021-05-18
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9781119772118

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BIOENERGY RESEARCH Evaluates challenges and sustainable solutions associated with various biofuel technologies Bioenergy Research offers an authoritative guide to recent developments in green bioenergy technologies that are currently available including: bioethanol, biobutanol, biomethanol, bio-oil, biohydrogen, biogas and biomethane. The authors provide in-depth analysis and discuss the commercial viability of the various technological advances in bioenergy. Comprehensive in scope, the book explores the environmental, practical and economic implications associated with a variety of bioenergy options. The book also considers the rollback of fossil fuels, the cost and their replacement as well as practical solutions for these issues. This important resource: Presents up-to-date research and industrial developments for various bioenergy options Offers comparative evaluation of bioenergy technologies for commercial feasibility Reviews current challenges and sustainable solutions for a variety of biofuel technologies Contains a review of existing strategies for bioenergy production Bioenergy Research is a valuable guide for academic researchers and industrial scientists working in the fields of biofuels and bioenergy, environmental science and technology, microbial technology, bioprocess engineering, and waste valorization.

Sustainability Challenges in the Agrofood Sector

Sustainability Challenges in the Agrofood Sector
Author: Rajeev Bhat
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 712
Release: 2017-02-08
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781119072744

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Sustainability Challenges in the Agrofood Sector covers a wide range of agrofood-related concerns, including urban and rural agriculture and livelihoods, water-energy management, food and environmental policies, diet and human health. Significant and relevant research topics highlighting the most recent updates will be covered, with contributions from leading experts currently based in academia, government bodies and NGOs (see list of contributors below). Chapters will address the realities of sustainable agrofood, the issues and challenges at stake, and will propose and discuss novel approaches to these issues. This book will be the most up-to-date and complete work yet published on the topic, with new and hot topics covered as well as the core aspects and challenges of agrofood sustainability.

Advanced Biofuel Technologies

Advanced Biofuel Technologies
Author: Deepak K. Tuli,Sangita Kasture,Arindam Kuila
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 594
Release: 2021-12-17
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780323884280

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Advanced Biofuel Technologies: Present Status, Challenges and Future Prospects deals with important issues such as feed stock availability, technology options, greenhouse gas reduction as seen by life cycle assessment studies, regulations and policies. This book provides readers complete information on the current state of developments in both thermochemical and biochemical processes for advanced biofuels production for the purpose of transportation, domestic and industrial applications. Chapters explore technological innovations in advanced biofuels produced from agricultural residues, algae, lipids and waste industrial gases to produce road transport fuels, biojet fuel and biogas. Covers technologies and processes of different types of biofuel production Outlines a selection of different types of renewable feedstocks for biofuel production Summarizes adequate and balanced coverage of thermochemical and biochemical methods of biomass conversion into biofuel Includes regulations, policies and lifecycle and techno-economic assessments

Inorganic Organic Composites for Water and Wastewater Treatment

Inorganic Organic Composites for Water and Wastewater Treatment
Author: Eric Lichtfouse
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9789811659287

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