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Seaweed harvesters present alternative to privatisation

The Chairman of the Clew Bay Seaweed Association (CBSA) has called on Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly to confirm that ‘extensive and exclusive licences will not be granted to any party for the harvesting of seaweed in Ireland’.

Speaking to The Mayo News last week, Continue reading Seaweed harvesters present alternative to privatisation

Scottish seaweed could help solve UK iodine insufficiency problem

Including seaweed in the diet could help reduce iodine insufficiency, a current problem in the UK population, according to a new study.

A lack of iodine in the diet across the UK population and around the world is now a prominent health issue, according… Continue reading Scottish seaweed could help solve UK iodine insufficiency problem