Category Archives: Seaweed

Seaweed refers to several species of marine macroscopic or multicellular algae. The term includes some types of red, brown, and green algae, which are classified by the presence of some particular type of photosynthetic pigments.

Instructional Video Guide on Seaweed (Alaria) Cultivation in Ireland

This instructional video describes the steps involved in the cultivation of seaweed (Alaria) in Ireland. It was filmed by Benen (Ben) Dallaghan and Lucy Watson in the Daithi O’Murchu research station in West Cork and features Freddie O’Mahony taking us through the Continue reading Instructional Video Guide on Seaweed (Alaria) Cultivation in Ireland

How can we avoid kelp beds turning into barren grounds?

Urchins are marine invertebrates that mould the biological richness of marine grounds. However, an excessive proliferation of urchins may also have severe ecological consequences on marine grounds as they reduce algal cover and affect the survival of other marine species. To explore global Continue reading How can we avoid kelp beds turning into barren grounds?

Acadian Seaplants president stresses adding value to seaweed products

Cracking the global marketplace is tough. Jean-Paul Deveau, president of Nova Scotia-based Acadian Seaplants has done it. He advises investing in research and development to create value-added products that clients will Continue reading Acadian Seaplants president stresses adding value to seaweed products