3d printed coral

Cambridge University and University of California San Diego researchers have 3D printed coral structures and used them as incubators for algae growth. They tested various types of microalgae and found growth rates were 100x higher than in standard liquid growth mediums. These 3D printed coral-inspired structures that are capable ofContinue Reading

UNITEDs-ocean-multi-use-solutions

EU-Project UNITED (multi-Use platforms and co-locatioN pilots boosting cost-effecTive, and Eco-friendly and sustainable production in marine environments) focuses on ocean multi-use. The project will run from 2020 until 2023 and provide evidence for the viability of ocean multi-use through the development of five demonstration pilots in the real European marineContinue Reading

X-launches-tidal

Alphabet’s X launches Tidal, a moonshot to protect the ocean and preserve its ability to support life and help feed humanity, sustainably. They will focus initially on developing technologies that bring greater visibility and understanding of what’s happening under the water. Alphabet Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate created throughContinue Reading

problue annual report 2019 Photo by Markos Mant on Unsplash

Problue is a new Umbrella 2.0 program, housed at the World Bank, that supports the development of integrated, sustainable and healthy marine and coastal resources. Recently, they’ve published the Problue Annual Report 2019. The report summarises the financial information of the program in the different pillars it works at, asContinue Reading

SSIA event Products made from Algae

The SSIA (Scottish Seaweed Industry Association) is holding its annual conference in Oban, United Kingdom, on Tuesday 18th February 2020 followed by a day of workshops at SAMS on Wednesday 19th. To build on the success of its previous conferences, the directors of the SSIA have started to plan thisContinue Reading

plant-based-tuna

Recently, a couple of companies have launched their plant based tuna (or fish free tuna), as an alternative to animal products. These “tuna” alternatives try to imitate tuna’s flavor and texture. Good Catch fish free tuna This product contains, water, a proprietary six-legume blend tha contains, pea, soy, chickpea, lentil,Continue Reading