[UK] Anna Atkins, a British botanist working in the 19th century, transformed algae into art. Using early photographic techniques, Continue reading How the first female photographer changed the way the world sees algae
[UK] Seaweed pressing was the catch of the day at Littlehampton Museum on Saturday as an artist shared her craft with visitors. Continue reading Seaweed pressing makes a splash at museum
[Australia] Slimy seaweed wrapped around your legs is not much fun on a visit to the beach. Continue reading 19th century seaweed album inspires children’s holiday activities at National Museum of Australia
[Mexico] Sculptures off coast of Cancún are meant to protect coral reefs from intensive diving, but some conservationists say they’re Continue reading Is Mexico’s underwater museum diverting attention from bigger environmental issues?
[Japan] Back in the Edo period (1603-1867), the cultivation of Asakusa nori seaweed used to be widespread in a district called Omori in Tokyo’s Ota Ward. Continue reading Revisiting world of Edo style nori manufacturing
Algae. To some, that word might conjure unpleasant images of an algal bloom in a lake or an infestation inside their swimming pool. But to biologists and environmental scientists from FIU’s School of Environment, Arts and Society, diatoms – a major group of Continue reading Exploring Florida’s algae at the Frost Art Museum
[USA] Dr. Larry Liddle initially didn’t intend for it to be art; it was science, another method for him to learn more about and document Continue reading The art of seaweed
KEELUNG – The opening ceremony of World Oceans Day kicked off at the National Museum of Marine Science and Technology in the city of Keelung in Taiwan on Sunday morning with carnival performance, algae science exhibition, and food fair. The World Oceans Days is an annual event officially recognized by the United… Continue reading Celebrating World Oceans Day: Museum Promotes Algae Science