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in the reykjavik EDITION hotel, fashion designers transform dried icelandic seaweed into a streetwear, from buttoned jacket and high-waist skirt to plaid trousers and a handbag. The post streetwear made from dried seaweed shows algae’s future in fashion at reykjavik EDITION appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
'less, light, local' gives rise to discarded ita nori seaweed as a sustainable design material rooted in japanese heritage. The post we+ revives contaminated seaweed as luminous installation using japanese handicrafts appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
ESA's Sentinel-2 satellite is tracking what may be the largest bloom of Sargassum seaweed ever recorded as it drifts toward the US East Coast, threatening to dump millions of tons of rotting vegetation on thousands of miles of beaches.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: ESA, Environment, Marine Biology, Seaweed, Environment
While the farming of salmon does help take pressure off wild stocks, the feed used to raise the fish still isn't entirely sustainably sourced. That may change, however, thanks to nutrient-rich worms that eat readily available seaweed.Continue ReadingCategory: Good Thinking, LifestyleTags: SINTEF, Fish, Aquaculture, Seaweed, Sustainable
It has long been known that insects such as bees help plants reproduce, by spreading pollen from one plant to another. Now, however, a similar arrangement has been discovered in the undersea world – involving red algae and tiny crustaceans.Continue ReadingCategory: Biology, ScienceTags: CNRS, Algae, Reproduction, Evolution
The processing of foods typically generates a lot of wastewater, which has to be cleaned up before being released back into local waterways. According to new research, however, that water could first be put to use as a very effective fertilizer for farmed seaweed.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: University of Gothenburg, Chalmers University of Technology, Aquaculture, Algae, Se
Dutch designer Nienke Hoogvliet has teamed up with entrepreneur Anne Boermans to launch Zeefier, a brand that will offer natural textile dyes made entirely from seaweed. Read more
If you've ever taken a peek below the surface of the ocean, you'll have seen seaweed waving back and forth in the current. Scientists from China's Dalian Maritime University have now utilized that same motion in an underwater energy-harvesting device.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy, ScienceTags: Renewable Energy, Wave Power, American Chemical Society is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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