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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's "Seaweed Solutions" webinar

WHOI's weekly "Ocean Encounters" recently featured the future of kelp farming in food systems, animal feeds, fuels, and other innovations for a changing climate. Hosted by Veronique LaCapra, the "Seaweed Solutions" panel included an aquaculture scientist, kelp farmer, and TNC policy advocate.

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Seagriculture 2021 Conference Recordings

Seagriculture is a European-based conference gathering speakers to present on the growing seaweed industry. The recordings from Seagriculture 2021's online version are linked above. Topics included growing seaweed for feed and food, offshore cultivation, biorefinery of seaweed and overall scaling-up of the seaweed industry. 

We've got a few sessions included below,

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Jeannet Leendertse: Native - Rockweed Project

Jeannet Leendertse: Native - Rockweed Project

Native

  • (of a plant or animal) of indigenous origin or growth.

  • a person born in a specified place or associated with a place by birth, whether subsequently resident there or not.

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PEGASUS CONCLUDING RECOMMENDATIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF SEAWEED AQUACULTURE IN EUROPE

'Seaweed plays a key ecological role in coastal ecosystems and can be used for various applications. The development of the seaweed aquaculture sector can help to address global challenges related to human health, human consumption and sustainable circular bioeconomy.

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Seaweed Art & Science Come Alive: Earthshot and Beaty Museum

credit: Josie Iselin https://www.josieiselin.com/events

Earthshot Prize Documentary Series

Revive Our Oceans Episode 4, minute 14.


viewable on BBC ONE iPlayer (UK) or on Discovery+ (US)

Come snorkel in the kelp forest with Josie and on into Josie's studio as Sir David Attenborough narrates the story of the bull kelp forest off the California coast as an introduction to global kelp forest issues.

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How Replanted Seagrass Is Restoring the Ocean

World’s Largest Seagrass Project Proves “You Can Actually Restore the Oceans”

Reasons to be Cheerful 7/6/2021

seagrass

The seeds Orth and his team planted grew into plants which, in turn, produced their own seeds. “Nature kind of took over,” says Orth.

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Scotland’s Seaweed Showdown

Scotland’s Seaweed Showdown by Cathleen O’Grady

Hakai Magazine - 17/03/2020

This article is also available in audio format through "Hakai Magazine Audio Edition": 

"Garvie Bay is an excellent spot for seaweeds. They coat the intertidal rocks in purple,

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Can Seaweed Help Save the Planet?

Can Seaweed Help Save the Planet?

The Wanderer 10/9/2021

The Marion Natural History Museum’s focus on timely science and matters pertaining to the natural world was once again brought to the fore when the museum hosted Scott Lindell of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on September 30.

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Why Waves of Seaweed Have Been Smothering Caribbean Beaches

Why Waves of Seaweed Have Been Smothering Caribbean Beaches

The Atlantic 8/4/2019

Sargassum algae piles up along Mexico's Punta Piedra beach. (Reuters)

In 2018, as seaweed piled up on beaches throughout the Caribbean, it began to rot.

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Becoming CLIMAVORE - Open Now!

Dear friends, lovers and seaweeders, 

Exciting news today! Becoming CLIMAVORE, the Cooking Sections project for the 2021 Turner Prize exhibition, opens at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry. It consists of a collaboration with 21 museums across the UK that have removed farmed salmon from their menus and introduced CLIMAVORE dishes instead.

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