[Canada] It is a long way between prairie ranchland where cattle graze and ocean waters where seaweed blooms, but Canadian Continue reading Researcher says oceans may provide plentiful livestock feed
[Global] Cheap and versatile, plastic is used for everything. The problem is, it’s also indestructible. As a result, it piles up in landfills Continue reading Turning the tide on plastic: Creation and art from waste
[Canada] Think of something that’s pink and that’s as hard as a rock. No, it’s not Double Bubble, or any other kind of hard gum. Continue reading Why a rock-hard pink seaweed is known as a ‘hotspot of biodiversity’
[Global] The ocean never ceases to surprise us, even in waters we’ve studied for decades.
[USA] Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa found that viruses infect not only people, but also phytoplankton. Dangerous Continue reading Dangerous virus which infects algae discovered in Hawaii
[USA] New Jersey scientist Dr. Paul G. Falkowski has spent his entire career studying single-cell organisms found in the ocean called Continue reading Where did we come from? Super tiny algae that N.J. professor studies could hold the answer
[Global] Pointing at a solution to plastic packaging, Narayana Peesapaty from Hyderabad has designed an edible spoon made of Continue reading Seaweed solution to plastic bottle crisis
[Global] Phosphates are chemical compounds that contain phosphorous, a key nutrient that both plants and animals use for Continue reading Extraction of phosphate from the Atlantic Ocean endangers marine ecosystem
[USA] California State University faculty researchers find that marine plants could play a big role in reducing ocean acidification, a Continue reading Could seaweed save california’s coast?
[Global] Coral reefs are vibrant, diverse ecosystems that serve as home to 25 percent of marine species, including 4,000 species of Continue reading What is going on with the world’s corals, what is being done to help, and what can you do