Latest News & Upcoming Events
The Global Seaweed Coalition will be visiting Japan in April! Our local partners from UN Global Compact Japan are working on organizing a great seaweed conference at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation in Tokyo (April 26th, 2pm) in partnership with the French Embassy &...
Official UNEA-6 Side-Event: “Seaweed as a nature-based solution to tackle the triple planetary crisis: climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution”
Seaweed at the UN Environmental Assembly ! We are currently facing a triple planetary crisis of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution. These crises are undermining nature’s ability to provide ecosystem services that support human and non-human well-being....
The first EU Algae Awareness Summit will be held from 5 to 7 October 2023 at the Maison de l’Océan* in Paris. This unprecedented event in Europe, co-organized by the European Commission, the French Government and the Global Seaweed Coalition (UN Global Compact) with...
🌊La magnifique Maison de l'Océan, lieu environnemental de référence au cœur de Paris ouvrira ses portes au public le 7 octobre prochain pour une journée d'immersion dans le monde des algues ! Partez à leur découverte à partir de 10 heures au cours de cette journée...
The Global Seaweed Coalition is looking for its new Scientific Officer! Hosted by our founding partners from CNRS, the Scientific Officer will manage GSC funded projects and be the main contact point with project holders. Supervised by the GSC Scientific Director,...
After a busy transition year, the Global Seaweed Coalition is proud to invite our growing community to our second Annual Meeting, to be held 5 October 2023 at the Maison de l'Océan in Paris. This Annual Meeting is an opportunity to look back together at our...
Seaweed stakeholders stepping up global collaboration to scale climate and nature solutions The Safe Seaweed Coalition is proud to announce it has become the Global Seaweed Coalition (GSC), hosted by its founding partner United Nations Global Compact. The potential...
We are pleased to invite all Seaweed Packaging Companies to attend the “Seaweed as a Sustainable and Biodegradable Alternative to Plastic Packaging” meeting, taking place on the 1st of June from 11:00 to 13:00 CET (TBC) in Paris, France (location to be confirmed). The...
🌊 The early bird registration for the 8th European Phycological Congress (EPC8) has been extended until March 31 2023! The Scientific Program of EPC8 was convened by Inka. Bartsch and Wiebe Kooistra and consists of plenary and keynote lectures by 44 renowned...
All our members are invited to join our member Roundtables on February 27th. We will holdtwo sessions : one at 11:00AM CET and one at 3PM CET in order to accommodate our worldwide membership. These sessions will include important updates and opportunities for members...
In 2019, 353 million tonnes (Mt) of plastic waste were generated globally, from which 235 Mt came from products with a lifespan under five years1. Packaging was the greatest source of plastic waste, with around 141 Mt, from which about 47 Mt leaked from collection systems and polluted the environment2.
Source : Brunel University London
Seaweed farmers in the town of Magsaysay in Occidental Mindoro were introduced to the process of making smoked fish (tinapa) in a skills training session organized by the Municipal Agriculture Office (MAO).
Source : PIA
A research team exploring the untapped potential of seaweed farming for carbon sequestration is positioning Taiwan to play a role in offsetting global carbon emissions.
Source : Taiwan Business TOPICS
Fishermen in the coastal localities of Ninh Hai and Thuan Nam districts in Ninh Thuan province have enjoyed a bumper seaweed crop in recent days. The seaweed has been selling for high prices, securing a significant source of income for the fishermen.
Source : VietnamPlus
Explore RTU's groundbreaking prototypes for alternative packaging solutions, including biofilms made from seaweed biomass and cups crafted from coffee grounds. These innovative creations offer a sustainable approach to combatting plastic pollution and highlight the potential of biodegradable materials in modern industries.
Source : BNN
Sway - a California-based bioplastic producer - has unveiled a new ground-breaking technology that they hope will facilitate the production of seaweed-based bioplastics at a commercial scale.
Source : The Fish Site
The Department of Agriculture is setting its sights on amplifying support for local seaweed producers, aiming to strengthen the backbone of the Philippine aquaculture industry and its second-largest export revenue source.
Source : PALAWAN NEWS
In the wake of potential global catastrophes such as nuclear war or large volcanic eruptions, the viability of sustaining the world's population has taken an unexpected turn - towards seaweed.
Source : Stuff
In a region with limited daylight, Kelpinor relies on the technological tricks it has up its sleeve for growing seaweed.
Source : euronews
Microbes play a crucial role in shaping the visible health of our soil. This manifests as numerous different qualities that to us translate into “healthy” soil. In fact, the Soil Health Institute has identified three key measurements as crucial indicators.
Source : Seed World