ORTIGUEIRA, Aug 10 ― Three young Spaniards in wetsuits plunge into the sea to harvest a culinary delicacy that promises them a way out of troubled financial waters: seaweed.
Armed with stainless steel scythes,… Continue reading Spanish trio seek way out of financial crisis via seaweed riches
A weekend of slippery, slimy and sublime seaweed is taking place in St Davids and Solva, starting today (Saturday).
Throughout Saturday and Sunday (August 9-10) there will be a number of exciting events, including individual courses and workshops where… Continue reading Celebration of all things seaweed takes place this weekend
A Bermudian marine biologist has been appointed to an international watchdog body dedicated to protecting a unique ocean habitat.
Bermuda Government senior marine… Continue reading Local biologist appointed to Sargasso Sea Commission
The Bioenergy Group, Department of Environmental Engineering,Technical University of Denmark has initiated the 2nd International Conference on Algal Biorefinery: A potential source of food, feed, biochemical, biofuels and biofertilizers in 2014 with the aims to share research experience on aquatic biomass resources, both micro-,… Continue reading 2nd International Conference on Algal Biorefinery: A potential source of food, feed, biochemicals, biofuels and biofertilizers
Stop the Green Dream presses. Julian Melchiorri has built a leaf that absorbs CO2 and sunlight and produces oxygen. Rather than just growing a plant like most of us who want leaves in our lives, Melchiorri’s work got positively semi-scientific… Continue reading Art Student Makes Synthetic Leaf (seaweed) Using Silk
Dr Lyle Vail says coral is very resilient, but it can only take so much. Vail is director of the Lizard Island Research Station, 220km north of Cairns, where he has been working for 24 years… Continue reading We are slowly killing the Great Barrier Reef
HALIFAX—A Nova Scotia seaweed processor has bought an Irish seaweed firm with the assistance of Export Development Canada (EDC).
Jean-Paul Deveau, president of Acadian Seaplants… Continue reading Nova Scotia seaweed processor purchases Irish firm with EDC help
The cleaning operation to remove seaweed from sandy beaches has missed the secluded Mġiebaħ Bay at Selmun this year but the authorities insist this is no oversight… Continue reading Mġiebaħ still covered in seaweed, but it is no oversight
Some see antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that can be smeared on the skin. Others see lumps of seaweed.
Two entrepreneurs from the Outer Hebrides are harvesting the slimy bounty of the sea to turn into cosmetic formulations for the beauty industry… Continue reading Some See Treasure, Others See Lumps of Seaweed
The Joint FAO-WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives’ (JECFA) backing of the use of red algae ingredient carrageenan in liquid infant formula will carry a “a great deal of weight” in regulatory circles, says seaweed… Continue reading WHO-FAO infant formula carrageenan review carries regulatory ‘weight’: Marinalg