Algae makes another splash for the bio-based industry with amphibious shoe.

Read the full story in Bio-based World News.

The bio-based world never fails to impress or surprise us. After several generations of experience in the footwear industry, Galahad Clark whose family owns the infamous shoe brand, Clark’s, decided it was time to take a risk. With a passion for footwear, Clark created his very own shoe designs made from algae. In 2014 Vivobarefoot was launched to provide an alternative ‘for people who don’t want to wear shoes.’ The thin soles are designed for running and hitting trials so that every nerve in your foot is connected to the ground that you are running on.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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