Watching a garden grow! Regina is the first farmer to test our biostimulants on her garlic crop. In Namibia the conditions are quite dry, so anything that helps crops increase their resilience to drought is welcomed. Stimplus+, Kelp Blue’s first product produced from kelp, does just that. Early field trials on potatoes and wheat have returned […]
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Starting July 2022 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday 17th of June 2022 Location: Lüderitz, Namibia Join us on our journey to cultivate giant kelp forests in the offshore ocean of Lüderitz. INTRODUCTION Kelp Blue is striving to find long-term solutions to help restore the planet’s equilibrium and provide planet friendly products to some of the world’s largest industries. Its goal is to re-wild the oceans […]
We’re looking for an ambitious hands-on person lead our kelp processing workstream.
Internship / Work Experience Opportunity Management and Strategic Planning & Analysis Summer 2022 (Jun – Sep ; exact dates flexible) Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Want a chance to work at a fast paced, high-growth start-up on a mission to re-wild the ocean and fight climate change? Profile At Kelp Blue, we’re striving to find long-term […]
We are more excited to announce that we are a finalist for the 2022 Keeling Curve Prize. We are honored to stand among many incredible organizations that share our dedication to mitigating climate change and creating a sustainable future. Each year, the Keeling Curve Prize is awarded to 10 of the most impactful climate projects […]
We could not have thought of a better way for us to help achieve our mission of increasing marine biodiversity than by involving the Luderitz youth and unleashing their imagination, creativity and ingenuity. At Kelp Blue we believe that encouraging and nurturing concept development from a tender age is a vital step towards a brighter […]
The Fascinating life of Kelp Michael sits in his office in Namibia thinking about growing seaweed, Macrocystis pyrifera to be precise. Macrocystis is a type of large brown algae, part of the Laminariales family, known more commonly as Giant Kelp. It’s a risky venture, as Macrocystis, has never been farmed at scale before, nor has […]
We had the honour of speaking at this years Monaco Ocean Week. Click here to listen to our session where we shared the spotlight with 3 other start-ups with ambitious plans: NotPla, Algiknit and Huiberts Bloembollen.
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. […]