WANDO, South Korea—If there’s such a thing as a mecca for seaweed lovers, it’s in South Korea.
At the recent international seaweed expo in the small fishing town of Wando in southwestern Korea there was plenty of Continue reading South Korea Seaweed Expo Attracts Thousands of Algae Lovers; Try the Sea-Mustard Ice Cream
For decades, Brittany has been plagued by green algae piling up on its beaches, causing serious health hazards to animals and humans. Now, the region hopes to cash in on the toxic seaweed by taking advantage of its rare Continue reading Algae-plagued French beaches may mean big business
If you’ve lived in Jacksonville for any time, you’ve likely heard plenty of discussion about the health of the St. Johns River.
SLATE HILL — As folks who live along Ridgebury Lake are near the end of another summer of suffering with algae-choked water, the state is offering some help in the form of fish-stocking, Wawayanda Supervisor John Razzano Continue reading State sending algae-eating fish to Ridgebury Lake
[Norway] Fish oil is an ideal source of omega-3 in salmon feed, but the capacity to produce farmed salmon using fish oil as the main source of omega-3 in feed is limited, if the farmed salmon itself is to remain a rich source of omega-3. Continue reading Palm Oil Now Unnecessary, Heterotrophic Algae May Fully Replace Fish Oil in Salmon Feed
This week’s chemicals are a bit more controversial than most, as they relate to the debate about farmed and wild salmon.
Demand for farmed salmon has been on the rise since the 1970s, when commercial aquaculture was first Continue reading Food Chemicals of the week: Astaxanthin and Cantaxanthin
CLEVELAND, Ohio – While Lake Erie braces for another late summer coating of green slime from phosphorus-provoked harmful algal blooms, or HABs, Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman introduced legislation Thursday to help determine the causes of the blooms and ways to combat them.
The Great Lakes and Fresh Water Algal Blooms Information Act would require the National Continue reading Sens. Sherrod Brown, Rob Portman seek database to help fight harmful algal blooms
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ohio Fifth District Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) introduced on Thursday the Great Lakes and Fresh Water Algal Blooms Information Act, bipartisan legislation to examine the causes and current mitigation efforts of algal blooms in the Continue reading Latta introduces legislation to address harmful algal blooms
EL JADIDA, MOROCCO // Harvesting mineral-rich seaweed on Morocco’s Atlantic coast, Attibari Lemkhanter worries that the plant known locally as “red gold” is becoming increasingly scarce. Continue reading Hard times for ‘red gold’ divers in Morocco
GALVESTON – Texas A&M Galveston researchers studying how to manage the island’s seaweed think it could become an edible cash crop. Waves of Sargassum seaweed stain Galveston sand as far as you can see. Continue reading Researchers: possible cash crop in Galveston seaweed