Terrorists take algae production plants to their main targets

Terrorists take algae production plants to their main targets

Originally submitted by Tuomo Kuosa
last updated by Maurizio Sajeva

Wild Card's progress: fully-fledged

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
Theme 2 - Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Food quality and safety

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2025

Wild Card's description 
If world energy sector becomes dependent on algae biofuel production, terrorist know how vulnerable algae is for bioterrorism and how dependent many countries of sunny offschores are on their algae production. As oil sector is going down and algae is taking its place, new global geopolitical tensions arise. Ex-oil states drive terrorist attacks on algae.