[Philippines] The Southern Mindanao Agriculture and Resources Research and Development Consortium (Smarrdec) is targeting to Continue reading Seaweed plantation in Davao set for expansion
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
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?
[USA] When University of Georgia ecology professor Jeb Byers first came to Georgia, he figured seaweed wasn’t on the list of species to study.
“They said you’re not gonna ever see seaweed again,” Byers recalled. “It Continue reading An invasive seaweed settles in its Georgia niche
For five decades, the French brand has been tapping the wonders of the ocean to benefit those in search of beauty and serenity.
IN THE 19th century, the French became specialists in sea water cures Continue reading Thalgo celebrates marine seaweed intelligence
Laver, or dried seaweed, is gaining popularity overseas. According to the Korea Customs Service on Tuesday, exports of processed laver rose 14 percent on-year to US$166.94 million between January and October. Prices also jumped 14 percent on-year to $18,117 per ton. Continue reading Dried Seaweed Gets Popular Overseas
A multipurpose vaginal ring has shown promise in protecting against HIV, genital herpes, human papillomavirus (HPV) and pregnancy in a primate study, HIVandHepatitis.com reports. Continue reading Vaginal Ring With Seaweed Derivative May Protect Against HIV, Herpes, HPV and Pregnancy
These efforts to explain the science behind jelly beans, licorice, chocolate and other gooey delights are part of National Chemistry Week, Oct. 19-25, an annual event sponsored by the American Chemical Society. Continue reading Interesting facts about our favorite candy
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
From coral reefs to prairie grasslands, some of the world’s most iconic habitats are susceptible to sudden collapse due to seemingly minor events. A classic example: the decimation of kelp forests when a decline of otter predation unleashes urchin population explosions. Continue reading Avoiding ecosystem collapse