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How This British Scientist Saved Japan’s Seaweed Industry

Foraged from the rock cliffs and shallow waters of the world’s coastlines, seaweed has been an important food, fuel, and fertilizer since ancient times. Today, modern farming has supplanted wild harvesting; in Asia, more than 6.5 million tons are farmed each year. But the industry would never have thrived the way it does today without the important contributions of one woman in Continue reading How This British Scientist Saved Japan’s Seaweed Industry