Historically, wild-collected or cultivated seaweed has been used for one, maybe two end products at a time. Anything left over after the prep and extraction of these products would be thrown out. But this type of thinking is fast becoming a limiting factor in the enablement of the sector to scale. There are so many […]
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A newly opened exhibit at the Vitra Design Museum in Germany titled Plastic: Remaking our World features a chair 3-D printed from seaweed provided by Kelp Blue. Design duo Klarenbeen&Dros re-created Peter Ghyczy’s iconic ‘Garden Egg’ entirely from kelp. Even the fabric was dyed using seaweed pigments. This is just one of the many projects […]
Co-founder Caroline Slootweg was invited to join the “High Hopes for Seaweed” panel during the 9th Annual World Ocean Summit organised by the Economist Impact Group. She was joined by Bill Collins, Chairman of Cascadia Seaweed and Dodon Yamin, Managing Director of MARI Oceans Indonesia. The session will be moderated by Martin Koehring, Head of […]
Meet the Team – Iriya Jona Today we’re talking to Iriya Jona who leads on the environmental monitoring for Kelp Blue Namibia. Iriya grew up in a village in Northern Namibia, hundreds of kilometres from the ocean. How did you know you wanted to study fisheries? I’m a village girl, all the way from the […]
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 […]
Seaweed is now gradually getting incorporated into more and more dishes. Why? Check it out!
Did you know that underwater forests are able to sequester more carbon dioxide than land-based forests?
A two-year-long study carried out on Sweden’s west coast tracked the effects of a two-hectare sugar kelp farm to analyze its impact on species abundance.
Concerned about the environment? Of course you are. At a loss for how to make a big impact? You’ll be surprised at how simple some of the solutions aimed towards mitigating climate change are.
Kelp is a trendy topic right now, especially when talking about sustainability and health. But do you know what’s not a ‘trendy’ topic but is still booming? Kelp for livestock feed