Why we’re in a critical period in the development of regenerative agriculture
Is regenerative agriculture a trend some are jumping on, or an honest attempt to overhaul a broken system?
We need to change how we think about world hunger
In February, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine interrupted the flow of grain from Europe to Africa, creating another humanitarian crisis on a second continent.
Diverse microbes are key to healthy soil. Climate change is threatening that
Many potential effects of climate change on humans, wildlife, and plants are relatively well-understood. Higher temperatures and extreme weather events can lead to food insecurity, loss of habitats, and the decline or extinction of species of living things
Fucoidan anti-viral effects promising for gastroenteritis relief, study suggests
Fucoidan, a marine polysaccharide found in species of brown algae, could enhance the innate immune response by inhibiting replication of the norovirus that causes gastroenteritis.
The secret world beneath our feet is mind-blowing – and the key to our planet’s future
Beneath our feet is an ecosystem so astonishing that it tests the limits of our imagination. It’s as diverse as a rainforest or a coral reef. We depend on it for 99% of our food, yet we scarcely know it. Soil.
Biofertilization with Macrocystis pyrifera algae extracts combined with PGPR-enhanced growth in Lactuca sativa seedlings
An alternative option to substitute nutritional supplements of chemical origin is the use of biofertilizers.
Immunomodulatory and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Fucoidan: A Review
Algae-derived fucoidans are studied intensively during the last years regarding their multiple biological activities and possible therapeutic potential.
Effect of Seaweed Aqueous Extracts and Compost on Vegetative Growth, Yield, and Nutraceutical Quality of Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) Fruit
The objective of this research was to evaluate the production and phytochemical quality of cucumber (Cucumis sativus) fruits, in response to the foliar application of different seaweed extracts
Plant growth promoting activity of seaweed liquid extracts produced from Macrocystis pyrifera under different pH and temperature conditions
In this research, researchers have investigated the effect of pH (pH 8–12) and temperature (40, 60, and 80 °C) on liquid extract production from the brown alga Macrocystis pyrifera
Boom in demand for seaweed-based fertilisers
Demand for local seaweed-based bio-stimulants jumped 200 percent this autumn