Meet Valentin Pitiot – Market Development Manager at Kelp Blue (and the World Bank Seaweed Global Demand research paper) Today we spoke with Valentin, one of our amazing team mates at Kelp Blue, to find out what drove him to a career in seaweed and to learn about the World Bank study he completed on […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.