Seaweed – an Untapped Resource?

Posted on: Tue 7 Feb 2023

Most of us usually encounter seaweed wrapped around sushi, or else snagged at the end of a fishing line. But research suggests that seaweed for food, feed and fuel is a vast untapped resource, and one that will produce less carbon emissions, and free up land used for farming crops. Barry Mitchell spoke to University of Queensland researcher, Scott Spillias.

Producer: Barry Mitchell

Image: Nusa Lembongan, Bali. Seaweed harvesting, wikimedia commons


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