Tag: Alaska

Moose gut microbes latest to help unlock cellulosic biofuel production

Moose gut microbes latest to help unlock cellulosic biofuel production

October 25, 2018 |

In Alaska, microbes in the gastrointestinal tract of ruminants such as moose help break down recalcitrant plant biomass into carbon nutrients, but how do they do this over the course of seasons when the moose diet changes, and what microbes are involved? Now, an international research team has studied microbial communities in the rumen of […]

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General Biodiesel collecting used oil from Alaska to produce biodiesel in Seattle

General Biodiesel collecting used oil from Alaska to produce biodiesel in Seattle

December 18, 2013 |

In Alaska, General Biodiesel can hope to receive 1,000 gallons per month of waste cooking oil from Juneau during the summer season that will be shipped by sea to the biodiesel plant in Seattle. The company began collecting this fall from as many as 16 businesses around the city and hopes to collect more. So […]

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