As heavy winds lash the Ramanathapuram coast, A Mariammal and her niece M Rasakka sit outside their shanty and stare listlessly at the turbulent sea — the same blue space that swallowed their tiny fishing hamlet and their friends who ventured in to eke out a living that fateful morning on December 26, 2004. But the two can’t wait for the gale to calm to take on the Continue reading Women dive deep to weed out gender barrier, make a living
Connecticut shellfishermen and seaweed farmers will be eligible for federal assistance to cover losses from severe weather thanks to a change in U.S. Department of Agriculture policy. The change was made possible Continue reading US agriculture policy to aid Connecticut shellfishermen, seaweed farmers
The Pride of India expo, part of the Indian Science Congress, being held at MMRDA grounds which opened to the public from Sunday has something for people of all age groups. The exhibition is dedicated to eminent Indian scientist M Visvesvaraya and will remain open till Continue reading Waste to Algae Biodiesel Displayed at The Pride Of India Expo
DENMARK – Scientists have reviewed literature to discover if there are undesirable bacteria and other microorganisms on edible seaweed from the Danish coastal areas. There is good news, since it would appear that there are no pathogenic microorganisms to pose a risk to seaweed-eaters. Continue reading Is Danish Seaweed Safe to Eat?
When the latest international Climate Conference wrapped up in Lima, Peru, last month, delegates boarded their flights home without much official discussion of how the planes that Continue reading Every Time You Fly, You Trash The Planet — And There’s No Easy Fix