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Safe Seaweed Coalition: 2021 Lookback & 2022 Look Forward

Safe Seaweed Coalition: 2021 Lookback & 2022 Look Forward

As the Safe Seaweed Coalition enters its second year of existence, our team wishes to look back at the substantial achievements of 2021 and the exciting agenda for seaweed in this coming year. In view of our worldwide geographic dispersion, we will organize two...

COP26: positioning seaweed as a powerful ocean-based climate solution

COP26: positioning seaweed as a powerful ocean-based climate solution

COP26 brought the seaweed family together to position seaweed as a multifaceted ocean-based solution to tackle Climate Change. In the Blue Food session organized by our UNGC partners, seaweed –presented as a powerful tool for bridging nutrition needs with climate...

The Safe Seaweed Coalition Roundtables are opening next week!

The Safe Seaweed Coalition Roundtables are opening next week!

The Safe Seaweed Coalition Roundtables are opening next week, April 13th 2PM (GMT+1), with a discussion on Seaweed in Africa! In the perspective of creating a space for collaboration between seaweed stakeholders in Africa, our members will identify challenges and...

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S2G’s Kate Danaher bullish on seafood’s sustainable future

Kate Danaher is the managing director of investment firm S2G Ventures’ oceans and seafood arm, which launched in August 2020 with the goal of committing USD 100 million (EUR 84.7 million) to early, venture, and growth stage companies that are targeting innovations in seafood, alternative protein sources, aquaculture, supply chain innovations, traceability and transparency, algae or seaweed products, and ecosystem services. The group aims to target its investment to companies and projects that will move the industry forward in its thinking both in how it uses technology and in how it approaches sustainability issues.

Source : Seafood Source

Burning Kelp for War

World War I saw the availability of potash plummet, while its price doubled. The US found this critical component for multiple industries in Pacific kelp.

Source : JSTOR Daily

Europe's first and only carbon negative biorefinery plant opened

Europe's First and Only Carbon Negative Biorefinery Facility Opened - Funded within the framework of financial cooperation between the European Union and Turkey, supported by the Competitive Sectors Program of the Ministry of Industry and Technology

Source : Railly News

Tepak researching ‘sea lettuce’ as food source

The Cyprus University of Technology (Tepak) is participating in research to develop oceanic coastal shores as a source of alternative sustainable food sources. Building on the successes of previous EU and pan-European projects on seaweeds, a team of 105 experts from 28 countries, including Tepak, are looking into the scientific…

Source : Cyprus Mail

Cawthron sees oceans of opportunity

NZ's vast ocean territory holds untapped potential in the effort to fight climate change, says the country's largest independent science organisation.

Source : Newsroom