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.

Grow your own proteins: Step into the kitchen of an urban eco-Spirulina farmer

Couvert-Castera Anne from Central Saint Martins has designed a kitchen mini station that allows users to grow their own spirulina algae, which contains a wide range of nutrients and amino-acids that helps the body remove toxins and regenerate its cells… Continue reading Grow your own proteins: Step into the kitchen of an urban eco-Spirulina farmer

Global warming is driving tropical fish northward, destroying temperate algae forests

The oceans are warming up and tropical fish are taking advantage. A new study reveals that they’re extending their ranges poleward, chowing down on temperate algal forests and seagrass beds and leaving unproductive barrens… Continue reading Global warming is driving tropical fish northward, destroying temperate algae forests

Gaeltacht development company defends sale of State seaweed company to Canadian multinational

State development company Údarás na Gaeltachta has denied that guaranteed harvesting rights on the west coast were part of a deal to sell its shares in seaweed company Arramara Teo to a Canadian multinational… Continue reading Gaeltacht development company defends sale of State seaweed company to Canadian multinational

The Economic Value of Marine Algae (seaweed) in Belize

Belize is blessed with a large area of pristine sub-tropical waters inside the Great Belize Barrier Reef which is fertile for the growing of marine algae.

This food is very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin K, Calcium… Continue reading The Economic Value of Marine Algae (seaweed) in Belize