Bloom by Ruth Kassinger

Wainwright Prize Writing on Global ConservationWithout algae, none of us would exist. It is essential to life.

Journey around-the-world to meet the algae innovators working towards a sustainable future: from seaweed farmers in South Korea, to scientists cleaning waterway dead zones, to entrepreneurs creating algae fuel and plastics.

Algae could be the future of our rapidly changing world.

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About the author

Wainwright Prize Writing on Global ConservationRuth Kassinger is the author of Bloom: From Food to Fuel, The Epic Story of How Algae Can Save Our World; Paradise Under Glass and A Garden of Marvels, as well as a number of award-winning science and history books for young adults. She has written for the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, Health magazine, National Geographic Explorer, and other publications. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland.