kelp

Building Up The Blue Economy

Sea grapes, sea lettuce and dead man’s fingers are just three of the types of kelp that a team of marine farmers in San Diego, California hope to cultivate in their local bay harbor as a food crop. Efforts to maintain a clean and economically viable ocean based economy have supported entrepreneurial endeavors like this […]

SciTech Now Episode 517

In this episode of SciTech Now, battle of the beetles; solar power to save lives; the wizarding world of coding; and maintaining a clean ocean based economy.

The Vegetables of the Sea

From the Long Island Sound to off the coast of Connecticut, a new method of American Agriculture has been created.  Greenwave, an organization that promotes ocean farming is developing kelp growth, creating a new form of a sea vegetable. our partner “Science Friday” has the story.