Biofuels International - London,UK
The Arctic Technology Centre (ARTEK) is heading a pilot study to produce
biofuel from fishing industry waste. The Greenland Shark, one of the
"...The Greenland Shark, one of the world's largest species of shark, is
killed in large numbers by fishermen, either accidentally when they become
entangled in nets or deliberately to prevent predation of commercially
valuable species such as squid.
Unfortunately, the flesh is toxic to humans, and so the bodies, which can
weigh up to a tonne, are usually thrown back into the sea.
Now researchers at ARTEK are experimenting with an alternative use for the
oily flesh – producing biogas to supply the energy needs of isolated