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Epifluorescence microscopy (a, b) and confocal scanning laser microscopy (c) of the interaction between Chlorella vulgaris and Azospirillum brasilense after the alginate matrix was dissolved.Scale bars, 1 μm.

Bioreactors for experimental wastewater treatment containing immobilized microalgae (inside polymeric gels) growing under mixotrophic conditions (light and dark periods).

Noga Bashan (L) and Ivonne Cruz (R) measuring growth parameters in a photobioreactor with domestic wastewater containing immobilized microalgae.

Biological treatment of marginal water.

Synthetic mutualism between microalgae and bacteria.

Restoration of dregaded soils

Small part of a restored area with mesquite,
palo verde (native trees) and cardon cactus

Other Studies

  • Cardon Cactus: Conservation of exceptional stands of the giant cardon cactus in Baja California Sur, Mexico
  • Mangroves: Conservation of arid mangrove ecosystems in Baja California Sur, Mexico
  • Crawling devil: A mobile desert plant The rare crawling devil cactus of Baja California, Mexico is potentially threatened
  • Paramo: Desmid microalgae from lakes in the Andean highland paramo ecosystem of Colombia (South America)
  • Restoration of Mangrove: Restoration of hurrican-damaged mangroves at Punta del Mogote, Baja California Sur, Mexico
  • Restoration of Mangrove: Restoration of arid-zone mangroves in Balandra Lagoon in Baja California Sur, Mexico

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