Tapping the potential of Australian algae

How seaweed may help save the world from climate change

Stars Insider

27/04/21 | StarsInsider

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The fact that plants make good allies in the fight against climate change is nothing new. For instance, for years now we have been planting forests because trees are so great at absorbing CO2. However, one species that has until recently received little attention is seaweed.

Convinced of seaweed's potential to absorb CO2, deacidify oceans, and even revolutionize farming, one marine ecologist in New South Wales launched Australia’s first land-based, commercial seaweed farm. Intrigued? Check out this gallery to learn about the untapped potential of seaweed.

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