Big Seaweed Search Week: how to take part and what to look for Visiting the coast this July? Join in the Big Seaweed Search to help assess the state of the UK’s seaweed — a vital carbon store that can help mitigate the impact of climate change. The Big Seaweed Search, which runs from 23–31 July […]

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The Scottish Association for Marine Science celebrated further seaweed success at this year’s Aquaculture Awards after the co-ordinator of the newly launched Seaweed Academy picked up one of the top awards. Rhianna Rees was jointly awarded the Rising Star award at the ceremony in Aviemore alongside Andre Van of Kames Fish Farm. The award comes a week after […]

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A new report outlining future options for the Scottish seaweed industry has been welcomed by Scottish Government ministers. Sustainability of the sector is key to any future development, with harvesting of some kelp species already banned. The global seaweed industry is estimated to be worth €8.1 billion per year, with Asia dominating the cultivated seaweed […]

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