What’s happening in the seaweed business?

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Eiders make themselves at home among the seaweed in Orkney, Scotland. Photo by Claire Eamer.

Eamer Science & Policy senior associate Claire Eamer spent some time around the northeastern shores of the North Atlantic this past summer. One of the results of her travels is a feature story in Hakai Magazine on the past and future of the northern seaweed industry.

“I didn’t know much about the seaweed business when I started the trip,” Eamer says. “I was astonished to learn how important it was to a lot of small communities in the past, and to see what people are hoping for the future.”

To read all about it, check out Breaking the Boom and Bust of North Atlantic Seaweed.

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