[Norway] This is a short video introducing brown seaweed farming on the west coast of Norway. The brown algae are used for food purposes. Continue reading A short video introducing seaweed farming industry in Norway
When James Bond was despatched to Japan in You Only Live Twice, access to the formula for a lucrative seaweed extract was one of many twists to the tale. Continue reading Sea change in the west: deal divides seaweed harvesters
[Global] Phytomer has introduced BODY BLUR SHAKA SHAKA Ultra-Smoothing Contouring Lotion, a tri-phase formulation that blurs and smoothes cellulite Continue reading Phytomer body blur SHAKA SHAKA ultra-smoothing contouring lotion
[Protugal, Spain] A group of researchers in Portugal and Spain explored the use of three different seaweed phyla in the diets of farm-raised European seabass. Continue reading Seaweed supplementation said to boost immunity in fish
[Canada, Denmark] In a study just published in Phycologia, alga researchers compiled existing data from the scientific literature with respect to Continue reading Macroalgae study documents its food value
[Global] The CO2 that humans are pouring into the atmosphere as we burn fossil fuels is not only raising temperatures, Continue reading Seaweed could save the world’s oceans from becoming too acidic
On Holly Madison’s adorable baby special Holly Has a Baby on E!, she told her friend the doctors were going to stick seaweed in her vagina to induce labor. That didn’t sound right, but it turns out this is actually something that happens in hospitals. Continue reading Are they putting “seaweed” into vagina to induce labor?
Biofuels are controversial because they are often produced from food crops or grown on farmland, writes Paul Brown, creating extra pressure on land and forests. But a common algae found in abundance around coastlines and clogging up beaches may be the answer. Continue reading Seaweed problem could provide biofuel solution
It has often been used as a farmland fertilizer, and in some communities it is eaten as a vegetable, but now researchers believe that seaweed could power our cars and heat our homes too. Continue reading Can Algae Power the World?