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.

Mainland sewage fuelling Hong Kong’s ‘red tides’

[17th, April 2014] Sewage from the mainland is fuelling an increase of harmful algal blooms – known as red tides – in Hong Kong waters, according to a leading scientist. Professor Ho Kin-chung, dean of the Open University’s school of science and technology… Continue reading Mainland sewage fuelling Hong Kong’s ‘red tides’

Ecover adopting algae-based laundry liquid to cut palm oil use

People will soon be able to wash their clothes using a cleaning product derived from algae, a more sustainable source than the palm oil that is currently used in most detergents. Ecover, the green cleaning company, will launch the algae-based laundry liquid in Europe later in… Continue reading Ecover adopting algae-based laundry liquid to cut palm oil use