Aurora Algae is providing sustainable alternatives to an evolving world. By definition, sustainability is the capacity to endure. For people it is the ability to maintain long-term well being, which in turn depends on the well being of the natural world and the responsible use of natural resources.
Today, many are in the business of developing products “sustainably”. At Aurora we applaud the effort and encourage more to join us. But we also believe achieving true sustainability means simultaneously addressing as many of these key factors as possible and making the best choices for our present, and our future.
We use seawater in our ponds and a minimal amount of fresh water in the production process. Algae uses considerably less water than other sources of quality proteins such as soy, eggs, chicken, pork or beef, and drastically less water than alternative fuel sources such as rapeseed, soya or jatropha.
Our algae grows outdoors in open ponds harnessing the power of the sun which keeps our production costs low and our algae happy with all of that rich natural sunlight.
We transform arid land, otherwise unusable for agriculture, into highly productive aquaculture farms. Unlike other crops that are destined to be either food or fuel, a single crop of Aurora algae can simultaneously produce base products to serve feed, food, fuel and pharmaceuticals. Now that’s multitasking land.
Our algae consume the carbon dioxide from local emitters, eliminating the harmful gas from entering the atmosphere. And, since our carbon dioxide is sourced at the production site, there is no additional emissions caused by transportation.
100% Output is Used or Recycled
Unlike other crops that produce nearly as much waste as product, we maximize the use of our algae. While the majority of constituents find their way into the basis of protein supplements, pharmaceuticals, animal feed, and fuels, the remainder is recycled into nutrients. Waste not, want not.