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.

Seaweed Supports Students in National Science Foundation Research Program

This is a story about a wonderful synergy between college students, life at marine labs, and research opportunities. 

Students at many stages in their careers come from all over the world to UW’s Friday Harbor Labs, to take courses, work as an assistant for a scientist,… Continue reading Seaweed Supports Students in National Science Foundation Research Program

Combining algae and salmon: Chile’s aquaculture ripe for innovation, says Rabobank

The industry’s profit margins rose for the fifth quarter in a row during the first quarter of this year, giving the industry its second quarter of long-awaited profitability said the Dutch investment bank in a newly released report on the salmon industry.

Now, “the key question is what farmers will do with this cash flow in an environment with relatively limited organic growth options,”… Continue reading Combining algae and salmon: Chile’s aquaculture ripe for innovation, says Rabobank