Namibia, March 11th, 2020 – Kelp Blue is pleased to announce they have received their Environmental Clearance Certificate from Namibia’s Ministry of the Environment and Tourism – a significant milestone in the development of the company’s pilot operation in Lüderitz, Namibia. This is a vital step in Kelp Blue’s continuing journey towards creating a sustainable […]
Together with some amazing partners in innovation, we’ve launched a collaborative project to explore the possibilities of developing functional textiles derived from giant kelp seaweed. Kelp is a fast-growing seaweed that acts as a highly effective carbon sink, and which is already used in the production of numerous products, including agri-feed, fertiliser and cellulose fibre. […]
Uplink, World Economic Forums platform for scaling innovation has unveiled its second cohort of ocean innovators– and we’re one of eleven start-ups recognised for our positive impact on ocean health. We’ll be receiving mentoring, capacity building workshops, exposure and visibility, as well as introductions to experts and potential investors to help scale our impact. Giant […]
We’ve been asked to speak at the United Nations Global Compact for sustainable ocean business and could not be more honoured and humbled to do so.
Together with other seaweed entrepreneurs and innovators, we’ll be sharing how we’re driving forward the Seaweed Manifesto. We’ll be joined by top decision makers in the UN as well as other international organisations to discuss our learnings and challenges we’ve faced so far.
We’re sharing an article that appeared in Time Magazine’s September issue. It’s encouraging to read how others around the world are also working to create sustainable solutions to some of the worlds biggest problems. This article highlights that unlike tree planting or re-forestation, seaweed doesn’t require fresh water or fertilisers and grows at a much […]