Could the days of the potato and tortilla chip be numbered? With the Paleo and other high-protein diets having their moment, it might seem so. Add to that, our culinary landscape is increasingly becoming gluten-free, for reasons unknown and our citizens are reading… Continue reading Is This the Death of the Potato Chip?
Seaweed is algae, and is, as with so many things, necessary and all good. Until there’s too much of it. As home and food for myriad creatures, as a CO2 sink and as an ecosystem filter, it consumes great quantities of nitrates,… Continue reading Ecofacts: Seaweed – Too Much of a Good Thing
Soldiers will descend on Mġiebaħ Bay next Tuesday for a much awaited clean-up of the picturesque sandy beach, according to the Infrastructure Ministry.
The secluded beach nuzzled below… Continue reading Soldiers to remove Mġiebaħ seaweed
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