Seaweed and blast fishing ban help protect Tanzania’s fisheries and mariculture

[Tanzania] Seaweed fishing has long provided a decent livelihood on Zanzibar, an archipelago of islands off Tanzania. During lower tides, seaweed farmers wear traditional Swahili dress as they harvest, half-submerged in the blue-green water. Most of the farmers are women. Continue reading Seaweed and blast fishing ban help protect Tanzania’s fisheries and mariculture

Governor Inslee to visit AstaReal Group, headquarters of Moses Lake production facility, on trade mission to Japan and Korea

[Japan, USA] Astavita, Inc., a global brand of AstaReal Group, specializing in the development, production and retail of high quality and functionally superior dietary supplements containing natural astaxanthin, Continue reading Governor Inslee to visit AstaReal Group, headquarters of Moses Lake production facility, on trade mission to Japan and Korea

U-M researchers awarded $3M to study Detroit River phosphorus, green infrastructure

[USA] Researchers at the University of Michigan have been awarded a three-year, $3 million grant from the Erb Family Foundation to determine the Detroit River’s contributions to algae blooms that plague Lake Erie each summer. Continue reading U-M researchers awarded $3M to study Detroit River phosphorus, green infrastructure

Sap-sucking sea slugs have a ruthless, and intriguing, survival technique

[Global] Sap-sucking sea slugs do exactly what they sound like they do: They go up to seaweed and suck the sap out of it, and they do it fastidiously. But it’s the way that they do it that makes them so unusual. Continue reading Sap-sucking sea slugs have a ruthless, and intriguing, survival technique