[UK] Bren Smith used to be a fisherman. Now he grows kelp and clams in a 20-acre plot of sea, and says people like him could one day Continue reading The ocean farmer who says the sea can save the planet
[UK] ‘Super crop’ to be farmed near Scarborough can be used in food, cosmetics and biotech。 Continue reading ‘All we need is sun and sea’: England’s first commercial seaweed farm to open
[India] ‘It has major pharmaceutical application and nutrient value, and will fetch good income for women and fishermen’. Continue reading Modi tells SHGs, fishermen to explore seaweed farming
[USA] Bren Smith is an Ashoka Fellow and the founder of GreenWave, an organization dedicated to restoring oceans, Continue reading GreenWave’s startup program for ocean farmers can change the planet
[India] The Ramanathapuram district administration along with fisheries department has started promoting alternate employment Continue reading Ornamental fishing, seaweed culture to help troubled fishers
[USA] Thimble Island Oyster Co. owner Bren Smith utilized an entire ocean column to grow kelp, oysters, clams and scallops in a concept that he calls 3D ocean farming. Continue reading Seaweed farms to heal Earth’s oceans and climate
[Dominican Republic] Sheets of algae (Sargassum) are spreading across the shores in parts of the Dominican Republic. Continue reading Algae invades popular tourist spots in Dominican Republic
[Australia] A fisherman who stumbled upon pools of oil in the Timor Sea says he first thought his boat was leaking. Then he looked around and it was everywhere: a thick coating over the water’s surface.
MATS of Sargassum seaweed covering the beaches on east coast Trinidad have also done extensive damage to the fishing industry along the south coast. And there appears to be no end in sight.
The Siparia Regional Corporation (SRC) Continue reading South fishermen hit hard by seaweed invasion
A fish kill of major proportions is underway in the Peconic Estuary and as marine researchers are sampling the water for further study, town officials are working to prevent it from becoming a public health hazard.
Tens of thousands of fish in the bays, Continue reading Marine research scientist: ‘Mahogany tide’ algal bloom caused fish kill in Peconic Estuary