Algae Is The New Corn

Two steps away from Soylent Green. When deprived of sunlight or nutrients, algae produces an oil that’s chemically similar to petroleum. Not quite Soylent Red, but close.

 
  Your Reaction?
  REACT WITH GIF
 

    Starting soon, you'll only be able to post a comment on BuzzFeed using a Facebook account or via our app. If you have questions or thoughts, email us here.

    Hot Buzz

    Find Your Next Favorite Recipe With The BuzzFeed Food Newsletter!

    I Emailed Every MP Who Voted Against Same-Sex Marriage To See How They Felt Now

    Now Buzzing