• Gsus4@mander.xyz
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    2 months ago

    And you can turn it into animal/fish feed, people feed, building materials, fertilizer or biofuels…good stuff.

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    2 months ago

    This is the best summary I could come up with:


    Her interest in the potential health benefits of a seaweed-based diet, inspired by longevity trends in countries like Japan, led her to launch this venture.

    “They would all have a bit of a passion for the sea, skills with ropes and with boats and with engines and stuff, which are pretty essential for everyday operations.”

    At her processing plant in Mulroy Bay Lorraine talks of a community-based operation: "We have people from other aquaculture sectors that work with us.

    The Irish government backs seaweed farming as a sustainable way to diversify income and support coastal communities that have faced significant reductions in fishery quotas in recent years.

    Among the participants was Felix Leinemann, Head of Unit for Blue Economy Sectors, Aquaculture and Maritime Spatial Planning, DG MARE: “Europe produces 0,2% of algae in the world,” he said.

    And for former fishermen like Jerry Gallagher, seaweed farming offers a way to continue their life passion — working at sea while providing healthy, locally grown food to more people.


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