[Global] From the use of seaweed for bleaching linen, to Roman emperors eating oysters as aphrodisiacs, human culture along the Continue reading How underwater gardening can rewild the Atlantic Ocean
[Australia] A seaweed scourge wreaking havoc at Point Richards has caught the ire of local fishermen, prompting an admission from authorities that the boat ramp is poorly located.
[UK] Coralline algae are found on nearly every shore in the world and could be holding important clues to climate change. Continue reading Trees of the sea share their secrets
[Philippines] The Seaweed Industry of the Philippines (SIAP) has appealed to the Department of Agriculture (DA) to review or revise Continue reading Seaweed processors seek review on ban
[USA] A new brewery in regional Victoria will flavour beer with seaweed, urchins and saltwater to promote local produce from the region. Continue reading Seaweed, urchins and saltwater to flavour beer at a new regional Victorian brewery
[Australia] Adelaide’s southern beaches have been hit with an unusual deluge of seaweed pushed to shore by recent wild weather. Continue reading Glenelg, Brighton and Seacliff beaches covered in massive piles of seaweed
[Australia] Hurd (2015) writes from her home base in Australia that the 0.4-unit reduction in seawater pH — which is typically referred to as ocean acidification (OA), Continue reading Ocean acidification: How aquatic plants and animals can avoid it
[Canada] “I tell my students that when they swim on a coral reef, they are actually swimming through fish pee,” says Isabelle Côté. Their typical response? “Ew, that’s gross.” Continue reading Are invasive lionfish disrupting nutrient balance and food web?
[USA] Green shoots of recovery are sprouting up throughout the Indian River Lagoon.
A three-year, $110,000 experiment has offered hints of hope that the lagoon’s seagrass can recover from a freefall, triggered by a 100-mile-long algae bloom Continue reading Seagrass hints at Indian River Lagoon rebound
The thick, slimy brown ribbons are notorious for tangling the ankles of beachgoers and rotting in pungent piles. But kelp, according to its growing fan base, could also prove potent in Continue reading Seaweed might have the power to make the oceans less acidic