[EU] People will need to be persuaded to eat new types of seafood if we are to extract more food from the oceans and feed growing human Continue reading Algae and krill may be a tough sell for European consumers
[Ecuador] Santa Rosa de Salinas Artisanal Fishery Production Cooperative is another of the fishermen’s organizations that are Continue reading More artisanal fishers to benefit from national mariculture and fish farming project
[Netherlands] “In Amsterdam, people always ask us whether we smoke weed every day. And weed is a little bit illegal, a little bit Continue reading Why you want one of these Dutch weed burgers
[USA] In February of last year, Governor Walker signed an administrative order to help jumpstart mariculture, or sea farming, Continue reading Sea-to-table movement takes root with Alaska’s growing kelp industry
[USA] Shellfish, sea cucumbers, geoduck clams, seaweeds and biofuels are crops envisioned by a group of Alaskans crafting a Continue reading Could mariculture morph into a billion-dollar industry for Alaska?
[USA] A year ago, Trevor Sande wasn’t thinking much about seaweed. Early this November, however, he and the employees at Continue reading Seaweed farming begins in Southeast
[USA] A decade ago, that word didn’t mean much to anyone who didn’t spend lots of time in health food stores. Now, nearly everyone knows about the leafy green stuff. Continue reading Kelp potential
[USA] Alaska’s mariculture industry has passed some milestones and is getting set to head into the weeds.
Aquatic farming was approved by Alaska lawmakers in 1988 and topped $1 million in shellfish sales for the first time in 2014. Continue reading Shellfish farming becomes million-dollar industry in Alaska
[USA] With edible kelp driving a $5 billion industry worldwide, Alaska shellfish farmers are exploring seaweed as the next step in their small industry. Continue reading Alaska shellfish growers learn about seaweed farming
[Tanzania] Seaweed fishing has long provided a decent livelihood on Zanzibar, an archipelago of islands off Tanzania. During lower tides, seaweed farmers wear traditional Swahili dress as they harvest, half-submerged in the blue-green water. Most of the farmers are women. Continue reading Seaweed and blast fishing ban help protect Tanzania’s fisheries and mariculture