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    Growing Trends interviews Bill Sosinsky on his recent trip to China

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    Hello everyone, we hope you like our new logo ?

    We have some great interviews planned for the next few months.

    Our first is with Bill Sosinsky , CEO of Energime University. Bill has recently returned from a trip to China. He talks to us about how the Chinese are adapting, planning and coping with the enormous growth the country has seen over the past few years.

    Cities of 5 – 10 million people built in under 10 years !

    This type of growth brings staggering infrastructure issues or as Bill says ” This is a big deal !”

    The interview is one of those must listen to events…  we all have seen or heard of the Great Wall of China, a quite amazing feat of building, as seen here.

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    I wonder how many of us can comprehend the current building program?

    100 million homes in the next 5- 10 years…!

    That’s almost one third of the total housing in the USA

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    Truly a monumental task of ingenuity, engineering and collaboration, Ann and I were just amazed  talking to Bill about the growing issues they are trying to solve.

    We will have two parts to this fascinating interview you can listen to the first part here….

    We would love to hear from you with ideas or suggestions on programs, either fill in the form below or just send us an email to info@grotrends.com

    Ann & Chris

     

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    The Growing Potential for Algae Part Two

    When we started this latest series of interviews with Bill Sosinsky and Joe Ravet we soon realised how important Algae is to life on our planet.

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    We never realised how interesting or how much interest these interviews would generate.

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    Here’s the second part, it’s fascinating, informative and what the future holds for us all.

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    Have a listen then drop us a line with your thoughts we would love to hear from you.

    You can hear our latest interview here – just click on the bar below or on iTunes at Growing Trends

    We would love to hear from you with ideas and suggestions, just drop us a line at info@growtrends.com

     

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    Growing Potential for Algae – Part one

    Our interview this week is with Bill Sosinsky and Joe Ravet, it’s all about the amazing properties of algae and  the work being done today that could transform many areas of our lives. This fascinating interview is in two parts, with the second part coming next week.

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    Algae has some fascinating uses :-

    As an Energy Source –  a 737 plane flew from Houston to Chicago on fuel derived from algae, way back in 2011

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    As a Fertilizer – from as long ago as the 16th century, seaweed has been used a fertilizer.

    As a source of Nutrition – China has been consuming Algae for over 2000 years, they harvest over 70 species as does Japan, Ireland, Chile, Wales,Korea, California, New Zealand, Hawaii, Scotland, Greenland and Iceland to name a few. It was an ingredient in Aztec foods.

    Oils obtained from some algae  have high levels of unsaturated fatty acids,others essential omega 3 fatty acids.

    As a Pollution control –  treating sewage with algae, reducing the use of toxic chemicals that would be used. They can absorb fertilizer run off from fields. Aquariums can be filtered by algae

    As a Pigment  – alternative to chemical dyes

    As a Medicine – helping fight malnutrition, immune health, reducing cholesterol

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    Amazingly  there could be more than 72000 algae species worldwide.

    You can hear our interview with Bill Sosinsky and Joe Ravet on iTunes at Growing Trends or here on our podcast just click below to hear 

    We would love to hear from you,

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