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The Nutritional Benefits of Seaweed, The Ocean's Superfood

Scientists reconstruct largest ever family tree of major flowering plant group

Scientists have developed the largest ever family tree of a major group of flowering plants called monocots, which could help protect their diversity.<p>…

Why Seaweed, Not Solar, May Be the Energy of Tomorrow

<i>In brief:</i> <i>The US Department of Energy has invested nearly $1.5 million in projects that will help establish large-scale seaweed farms for the purpose of making biofuel. The renewable energy sector is rapidly increasing in the diversity of clean energy sources.</i><p>SEAWEED ENERGY<p>The U.S. Department of …

Biofuel

This Seaweed Is Good for You—And for the Environment

Kelp’s flavor may not please every palate, but its ability to suck up carbon dioxide could help protect the ocean.<p>Name the last place where you saw seaweed on the menu, not including a Japanese restaurant. Drawing a blank? That may be because, outside of Japan and other parts of Asia, seaweed’s …

Climate Change

A Plea for Kelp: These Farmers and Chefs Want to Make Seaweed the Next Superfood

By Sarah Bedolfe<p>Summer in southeast Alaska is kelp season for the cofounders of Barnacle Foods, Lia Heifetz and Matt Kern. Each week, the pair …

Farming

Why You Should Be Eating More Nutrient-Rich Seaweed—and 6 New Products to Try

Eating your greens just got a whole lot more interesting!<p>What’s dark green, packed with nutrients, and delicious in multiple forms? It’s not the leafy green you’re probably thinking of: Seaweed is having a moment.<p>In coming months, you’ll be finding its mineral-rich goodness added to snacks, soups, …

Seaweed

Seaweed may help heal injured brain tissue, Australian research finds

People have been eating seaweed for decades and now Australian researchers believe the marine algae can be used to help heal damaged brain tissue …

There’s an eco-friendly reason to pack seaweed sunscreen for your beachy winter getaway

Chances are you’ve grown to love seaweed as a snack, or a crucial ingredient in your sushi order, or because of the awesome antioxidant effects it …

6 Reasons Why Seaweed Is The ‘It’ Beauty Ingredient Of 2018

When it comes to skin and hair care, any beauty lover will tell you that she’s constantly on the hunt for the next best thing. Whether it’s a remedy …

Renewable seaweed containers to eliminate the need for plastic

Graduating UNSW design student Jessica Zinga has invented an entirely renewable form of packaging: seaweed fish and chip containers. The renewable …

Is Seaweed the Next Big Thing in Sustainable Food?

As Tollef Olsen throws a white buoy labeled “SEAFARM” into Portland, Maine’s Casco Bay on a cold, clear November day, he reminisces about talking to …

Aquaculture

Evoware, Environmentally Friendly Edible Product Packaging Made Out of Sustainable Seaweed

Concerned about effect of trash upon the environment, the Indonesian company Evoware has turned to the plentiful and sustainable resource of seaweed …

Seaweed research breakthrough may enhance chemo to fight cancer - Breakfast - ABC Radio

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Rich harvest from ocean as seaweed yields biofuel bonus

[MUSIC PLAYING]<p>Much work is being done to find more sustainable sources of energy for the world's growing population. But one of the answers could …

The Seaweed Lady touts skin-care benefits of B.C.'s coastal species

Long lauded by the Japanese, the plant does wonders for the skin by healing, moisturizing, and exfoliating complexions.

Skin Care

The Weird Ingredient That Could Help You Lose Weight Easier

Healthier skin, easier weightloss and a rich nutritional profile are all promises few so-called superfoods can make.<p>Once you look past the crispy …

As shops ditch plastic packaging, seaweed will take over

Man has produced more than eight billion tonnes of plastic – and has consigned 6.3 billion tonnes of it to landfill or the ocean. Plastic pollutes …

Should we eat more British seaweed? | Feature

Although packed with goodness, naturally abundant in the UK and delicious to boot, seaweed is often overlooked as an ingredient. This week on Friday …

Seaweed

Seaweed Farming: A Gateway to Conservation and Empowerment

Seaweed farming is often viewed as the pinnacle of sustainable aquaculture - but ensuring sustainability is incredibly complex.

Aquaculture

Ireland's seaweeds are being hailed as 'the new kale'

Is kelp the new kale? Aoife Carrigy talks to the people championing antioxidant-rich marine algae as it finally enters the mainstream<p>Food trends may …

Food