- Researchers warn that seaweed farming should not be seen as a quick fix for the climate but can help reduce emissions by replacing food that have larger environmental footprints.
Can seaweed save the climate? Researchers warn that #seaweed farming should not be seen as a quick fix for the climate but can help reduce emissions by replacing food that have larger environmental footprints. https://t.co/6USVbgjaJY— Rural Resilience (@RuralResilience) July 6, 2022
- The EU is investing in the future of seaweed as a popular ingredient found in food, cosmetics, fertilizers and sustainable packaging with a €9 million grant.
The EU is investing in the future of #seaweed as a popular ingredient found in food, cosmetics, fertilizers and sustainable packaging with a €9 million grant.https://t.co/pzvnvM4Eqp#future #research #food #investing #sustainable #packaging #cosmetics #dlg— SEAGRICULTURE (@SeAgriculture) July 7, 2022
- Seaweed farmers and environmentalists say that without science-based regulations, the growing industry could have detrimental impacts on ocean life.
The financial support behind large scale seaweed aquaculture on the West Coast is building, but there is no plan around how to regulate the industry to ensure wild marine ecosystems are protected. #aquaculture #seaweed https://t.co/vtjvAI5bcS pic.twitter.com/o8DOcjzF7Q— T Buck Suzuki Foundation (@TBuckSuzuki) June 27, 2022
- Canada should pursue sea-forestation at scale – the restoration, planting, management, and care of underwater kelp forests – as a no-regrets climate solution: Ocean Wise report.
Expanding kelp restoration, protection and cultivation, British Columbia can provide significant removal of harmful greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, while realizing several co-benefits for the ocean, coastal communities and marine life - Ocean Wise. https://t.co/0WDCee3rut pic.twitter.com/jEbkzrvIh7— Algae Chat 🌿🧫 🦠 (@Algae_Chat) June 29, 2022
- Overconsumption of seaweeds should be avoided as they contain high levels of iodine.
Dietary seaweeds might help protect against #COVID19. However, overconsumption of seaweeds should be avoided as they contain high levels of iodine. Learn more with @NutrReviews: https://t.co/ldlKkdImvL #COVID #health #seaweed #nutrition #FunctionalFood #bioactives #prebiotics pic.twitter.com/ApDcNdPfoy— Nutrition Reviews (@NutrReviews) July 8, 2022
- AlgiKnit, a US startup developing sustainable textiles from seaweed, has raised $13 million in Series A funding.
Kelp-based fibre startup raises $13 million - #AlgiKnit #TessaCallaghan #NorthCarolina #Yarns #Fibres #Textile #Fashion #Interiors #Furnishings #Automotive #Kelp #Seaweed #Macroalgae #CO2 #Emissions https://t.co/DwWVIhCcnX— TeamUnefy 🌏🌊🌿🐟 (@teamunefy) June 30, 2022
Tech Big News : AlgiKnit’s seaweed-sourced materials could mend the textile industry’s toxic habits #techbignews #algiknit #collaborativefund #environment #seaweed #startups https://t.co/MVWXF4Eccr— kalpak savaliya (@kalpak_savaliya) June 30, 2022
- Symbrosia, a Hawai’i-based startup with a seaweed feed additive that reduces livestock methane emissions by over 80%, has raised $7 million in Series A funding.
#Symbrosia raises $7m funding to scale livestock methane emission reduction The funding round is led by #Danone Manifesto Ventures— Feed & Additive Magazine (@feedandadditive) June 29, 2022
To read:👉 https://t.co/Nx6uxoqe7D@symbrosia @Danone #feedadditives #methaneemissions #reducemethaneemissions #SeaGraze #seaweed #seaweedbreeding
- Zeefier is creating sustainable textile dyes from recycled seaweed waste.
The startup Zeefier @zee_fier is trying to promote the use of #seaweed to solve many of the #sustainability problems of the #fashionindustry, particularly in the use of synthetic dyes. https://t.co/HO0S8u9aMi#aquaculture #startup #ocean #kelp #algae #textile #environment #dlg— SEAGRICULTURE (@SeAgriculture) July 5, 2022
- Running tide in Maine, USA, is growing micro-forests of algae in the ocean that can remove billions of tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere and restore the natural systems of the ocean.
Science and Technology:
.@running_tide in Maine, USA, is growing micro-forests of algae in the ocean that can remove billions of tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere and restore natural systems of the ocean https://t.co/opCJwIAzMb #oceansolutions #SDG14 #RunningTide #algae #kelp #seaweed #climatechange— The Salty Hands (@TheSaltyHands) July 5, 2022
- UPV-CFOS Seaweed Research Group will be extending technical assistance and training to seaweed growers, particularly on smart and climate-resilient seaweed farming technology.
Prof. Encarnacion Emilia Yap, dean of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS) of the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV), expressed willingness to assist the seaweed sector in the province.https://t.co/nAwn3HUCZ2— Panay News (@panaynewsdotnet) July 8, 2022
- Scientists grow food in complete darkness using artificial photosynthesis. The electrocatalytic process allows plants – in this case green algae – to grow in the dark, powered by carbon dioxide, electricity, and water.
Scientists grow food in complete darkness using artificial photosynthesis. The electrocatalytic process allows plants – in this case green algae – to grow in the dark, powered by carbon dioxide, electricity and water https://t.co/TXtjlmrhCq pic.twitter.com/j4pbPW7Ggf— Algae Chat 🌿🧫 🦠 (@Algae_Chat) June 28, 2022
- Seaweed Dryers from Alvan Blanch.
Our R&D team continuously test new usages for our proven drying technologies, in this case, contributing for a sustainable blue economy. We successfully trialled drying frozen Kelp from 87% to 8% moisture. More at https://t.co/hjeYAiADMX @SeAgriculture #seaweed #SaveOurOcean pic.twitter.com/OAjPSTZyC1— Alvan Blanch (@alvanblanch) June 28, 2022
- Volta Greentechs team launches LOME in Swedish supermarkets with Coop Sweden and Protos as the world's first low methane beef.
The world's 1st low methane beef 🐄 @VGreentech commercializes what could be the most climate-friendly beef in the world. The company uses #seaweed as a supplement reducing 80-90% of the methane emissions 💨— We Don't Have Time (@WeDontHaveTime) June 27, 2022
What do you think about this climate solution?https://t.co/VDs8S3VLEJ
- Algae Biomass Summit 2022 – October 3rd-28th
We have just posted the technical sessions that will be core of the agenda for the 2022 Algae Biomass Summit! Find out what topics will be explored at the largest gathering of algae and seaweed professionals. #algae2022 https://t.co/73QHfajEy9— Algae Biomass Org. (@algaeindustry) July 1, 2022
- AlgaEurope 2022 – December 13th-15th
💡AlgaEurope 2022🌱: time for abstract submission!— EABA (@EABA_Algae) July 5, 2022
🧐"What is AlgaEurope?" -> Conferences about Algae sector,
🌊"Can I talk about my work?" -> Submit an abstract✏🤗https://t.co/0RJOWGM7CM#algae #microalgae #macroalgae #seaweed #biomass #innovation #research #science pic.twitter.com/q4Z1a5Ha4F
- The Seagriculture Conference USA 2022 – September 7th-8th – Portland (ME), USA
🎉We are glad to announce our winner of a conference ticket for the Seagriculture USA that will take place in Portland (ME) on 7-8 September 2022 - Giulia Pereira!— SEAGRICULTURE (@SeAgriculture) July 7, 2022
🎉All of you also have the opportunity to join us on the Main(e) seaweed stage! https://t.co/Nwb4Ft8KGE pic.twitter.com/oDyV7LU5Kv
- Why seaweed could be the replacement of plastic, interesting video for
- Seaweed farming to reduce carbon emissions.
- The food production of the future is in the sea.
- Notpla, alternate plastic from seaweed. / seaweed in the packaging industry.
- Seaweed to reduce methane emission in cows / seaweed as cattle supplement.
- Seaweed uses in fashion/clothing.
- Algae is a source of Omega-3s, DHA, EPA, Iodine, etc.
- Seaweed uses in alcohol.
- Algae uses in medicines including cancer, diabetes, and thyroid.
- Seaweed is a source of a range of vitamins and minerals, including iodine, calcium, iron, and dietary fibers.
- Seaweed in food, snacks, etc.
- Seaweed-based fertilizer and soil additives.