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The Global Seaweed Coalition will be visiting Japan in April

The Global Seaweed Coalition will be visiting Japan in April

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 &...

Joint press release: 1st EU Algae Awareness Summit

Joint press release: 1st EU Algae Awareness Summit

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...

Global Seaweed Coalition Annual Meeting: 5 October 2023 in Paris

Global Seaweed Coalition Annual Meeting: 5 October 2023 in Paris

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...

Safe Seaweed Coalition becomes the Global Seaweed Coalition

Safe Seaweed Coalition becomes the Global Seaweed Coalition

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...

Member Roundtables: February 27th!

Member Roundtables: February 27th!

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...

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Creating Compostable Packaging Foams From Seaweed

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 Mindoro Learn to Make Smoked Bangus

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

Ninh Thuan Fishermen Enjoy Bumper Seaweed Harvest

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

Innovating Against Plastic: Riga Technical University's Breakthrou…

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