[Japan, UK] The tasty Japanese seaweed nori is ubiquitous today, but that wasn’t always true. Nori was once called “lucky grass” Continue reading How an unpaid UK researcher saved the Japanese seaweed industry
[USA] People who enjoy exploring coastal tidal pools and observing the primordial soup from which life on land emerged find any Continue reading Super seaweed: ECU biologist helps unravel secrets of algae genome
[UK] A team of scientists conducting research into the genetic make-up of a resilient red alga is a step closer to breeding Continue reading Important research progress made in disease-resistant seaweed
[USA] The red algae called Porphyra and its ancestors have thrived for millions of years in the harsh habitat of the intertidal zone— Continue reading What makes red algae so different and why should we care?
[USA] An exploration of most natural beaches in the New York area at this time of year will reveal a variety of life in the intertidal zone. Continue reading Learning about Staten Island seaweeds
[USA] Maybe not this Thursday, and maybe not in our lifetimes, but future generations of Thanksgiving celebrants will almost Continue reading Pass the seaweed: Notes from Thanksgiving future
[India, USA] Only hours after USM awarded Professor Ira Levine a year-long sabbatical, the U.S. Department of State awarded him with the biggest prize of his career. Continue reading USM Professor Ira Levine awarded prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair
[UK] Fresh or dried wild seaweed may be on sale in a supermarket near you, writes Fiona Bird. But much better than supporting what may be unsustainable harvesting, Continue reading Seaweed on the shore, seaweed in the kitchen
[China] Every summer since 2007, residents of coastal Chinese city Qingdao have been greeted by a mysterious “algae bloom.” No one Continue reading Photos: Chinese beachgoers dive into waves of mysterious algae
[China] Grab your friends and a Facekini®, it’s algae bloom season in Qingdao!
In what’s been a summertime rite of passage since 2007, the Chinese coastal city in the Shandong province Continue reading A Chinese beach city welcomes its annual algae bloom