ASCog MSC præsenterer fælles standard for tang gældende fra 1 marts 2018

ASC(Aquaculture Stewardship Council) og MSC(Marine Stewardship Council) præsenterer fælles standard for tang gældende fra 1 marts 2018 The Seaweed Standard sets a number of requirements for seaweed harvesting and farming practices. Environmentally, seaweed operations must show that they actively minimise their impact on the surrounding…and socially responsible use of seaweed resources. Meeting global demand can […]

Algae Is the Vegan Protein Food of the Future, Says CNN

A recent article by CNN hailed algae as “the food of the future”. The vegan dish is protein-rich, requires no fresh water to produce, and releases oxygen into the atmosphere, unlike most the world’s protein today that is derived from animals. Around 70 percent of the world’s available fresh water is used to rear livestock […]

Mysterious masses of seaweed assault Caribbean islands 11 juni 2018

Mysterious masses of seaweed assault Caribbean islands 11 juni 2018 In retrospect, 2011 was just the first wave. That year, massive rafts of Sargassum—a brown seaweed that lives in the open ocean—washed up on beaches across the Caribbean, trapping sea turtles and filling the air with the stench of rotting eggs. “It presented immense challenges,”

Common seaweed outperforms chemotherapy for breast cancer, researchers reveal

Breast cancer, a major cause of death from cancer for women of all ethnicities, claimed 42,000 lives in the United States in 2014 alone – a truly grim statistic. But a new study – in which seaweed worked better than a leading FDA-approved pharmaceutical medication to combat breast cancer – is raising hopes that this […]