In a food world that flips from fad superfood to superfood, an increasingly skeptical public has to ask which miracle crop has the staying power. In order to be called “the next Kale,” a food has to demonstrate not only exceptional Continue reading Ocean Greens: The Least Deadliest Catch
[Indonesia] Rain clouds moved in as Iain Neish and I pulled up to the site of his once-future seaweed farm along the flat, winding coast of Continue reading Could seaweed farming help lift coastal communities out of poverty?
The remains of tiny creatures found deep inside a mountaintop glacier in Peru are clues to the local landscape more than a millennium ago, according to a new study by Rice Univ., the Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln and Ohio State Univ.
The unexpected discovery of diatoms, a type of algae, in ice cores pulled from Continue reading Ancient algae found deep in tropical glacier
“I [have] never seen anything like this in my life . . . the moss was thick like carpet,” said veteran surfer Zed Layson after he encountered a blanket of sargassum seaweed while surfing just off Silver Sands, Christ Church yesterday. Continue reading Barbados' Seaweed surfer?
Scientists believe that they have finally solved the mystery surrounding the deaths of hundreds of turtles that washed up on shore in Long Island, New York. Hundreds of Diamond Back Terrapin washed onto the shore this past Continue reading US: Scientists Discover Cause of Deaths of Hundreds of Turtles in Long Island, New York
Charlie Yarish pulls a long strand of kelp out of the chilly waters of Long Island Sound and takes a bite.
“Oh, that’s good,” he says. “Crisp and sweet. You can’t beat it when it’s fresh.” Continue reading From the Lab to the Dinner Table: Seaweed