New research has finally revealed how parasites from cat poop are killing sea otters. The discovery not only may benefit the endangered marine mammals; it could also help humans.
Scientists have known for several years Continue reading Cat Poop, Seaweed, and Snails Prove a Deadly Combination for Sea Otters
Seaweed may be the root of the damaging algae bloom problem happening in some states, but scientists are realizing its untapped potential as a source of food and fuel for the future, new research describes. Continue reading Seaweed: Fuel and Food of the Future
IRELAND – Seaweed specialist and food writer Sally McKenna will be one of the key speakers at the Bord Iascaigh Mhara forthcoming conference ‘Farmed Irish Seaweed: An Ocean Wonder Food?’.
The conference takes place on 18 November with a post-conference interactive forum on 19 November at The Radisson Blu Hotel, Limerick, Ireland. Continue reading Food Writer Sally McKenna to Speak at Farmed Seaweed Conference
SWEDEN – Meet the farm of the future, where common seaweed is being upgraded from an environmental problem to a valuable natural resource and raw material.
“The fact is that algae can absorb nitrogen from the water as effectively as Continue reading Seafarm Project Turning Algae into Food and Fuel
What are the properties and benefits of agar? Agar is an ingredient used in cooking as a substitute for gelatin. Also known by the Japanese name Kanten, agar comes from a seaweed known as Gracilaria, with a scientific name known as Geledium purpurascens. This alga is Continue reading Agar from Seaweed: Properties and Benefits
A Japanese beer that is made with melted icebergs from the Sea of Okhotsk, local flowers, and blue seaweed, is now available online for curious American beer drinkers on Firebox.
Abashiri Brewery’s Okhotsk Blue Draft is described as “the bluest beer in the Continue reading This Naturally Blue Beer is Made with Icebergs and Seaweed
On a chilly late-winter morning Portarlington mussel farmer Mike Houghton took his first commercial haul of fresh wakame to a Melbourne city farmers’ market. He wasn’t sure what the response would be to the sea Continue reading Superfood of the sea
A Korean research team headed by Choi In-gul, a professor at the Department of Biotechnology at Korea University, has successfully defined the fermentation process of red algae and found a clue to Continue reading Korean Research Team Discovers Clue to Produce 3rd Gen Biofuel from Red Algae
Formula for a beach night best forgotten? Au contraire: it’s a marriage made in hops heaven thanks to the reformist minds at Maine-based Marshall Wharf Brewing Co., which brewed their first seaweed-meets-malt concoction this summer. Continue reading Kelp, meet beer. Beer, kelp
[EU] The Alexir Partnership, a carton board manufacturer and co-packer, has contributed to the development of a seaweed derived Continue reading Seaweed derived coating