They say that soil is the “skin of the earth”. If so, our planet’s “skin” is in trouble. Biostimulants can help.
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 […]
Co-founder Caroline Slootweg has been invited to join the “High Hopes for Seaweed” panel during the 9th Annual World Ocean Summit organised by the Economist Impact Group. She will be 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, […]
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 […]
Did you know that underwater forests are able to sequester more carbon dioxide than land-based forests?