Essays about: "Seaweed cultivation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Seaweed cultivation.

  1. 1. Seaweed with several benefits A qualitative study about companies’ interest in an environmental project of seaweed cultivations and important factors to consider when formulating a sustainable value proposition of the concept.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Kajsa Eriksson; Lovisa Rogbring; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Environmental project; Seaweed cultivation; Kelp; Saccharina latissima; Climate change mitigation; Carbon offsetting; Eutrophication mitigation.;

    Abstract : Climate change calls for urgent responsibility, not at least from companies, and limitingactivities is vital to not suppress Earth's systems. Carbon offsetting is a short-term solutionused by companies to lower its environmental impact, but new innovations are needed.Multiple researchers have stated several environmental benefits with seaweed, e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seaweed as a future food : a nutritional perspective with focus on seaweed aquaculture in Scandinavia

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Robin Lukic; [2021]
    Keywords : Edible seaweed; sugar kelp; Scandinavian seaweed aquaculture; nutrients; toxic metals; food processing; food safety regulation; IMTA;

    Abstract : Edible seaweeds or macroalgae have been a staple food for many centuries in parts of East Asia and have recently started to gain attraction in Europe. Seaweed aquaculture is a well-established food production system in many East Asian countries but has only recently started in Scandinavia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Algae hydrocarbons designed for bio-based lubricants

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Elin Sjöhag; [2020]
    Keywords : Microalgae; macroalgae; lubricant; alginate; grease; Mikroalger; makroalger; smörjmedel; alginat; förtjockningsmedel;

    Abstract : Smörjmedel är en nödvändighet för maskiner för att minska slitage och energiförbrukning. Dock är över 95% av de använda smörjmedlen i dag fossilbaserade. Smörjmedel baserade på vegetabiliska oljor finns tillgängliga men har ofta en lägre oxidativ stabilitet och sämre lågtemperaturegenskaper än deras fossilbaserade motsvarigheter. READ MORE

  4. 4. Algae cultivations in Kenya- a sustainable solution? : An assessment and investigation over deepwater cultivation in Shimoni, Southern Kenya

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Greta Gustafsson; Amanda Sivard; [2020]
    Keywords : Macro algaes; aquaculture; deep-water techniques; Kenya; Makroalger; vattenbruk; djupt vatten; Kenya;

    Abstract : With a strong demand for aquatic products, seaweed is a promising application in a wide range of areas, such as food, medicine and energy. Kenya is seen as a country with great potential of expanding its seaweed industry, and by inspiration from the widespread production of algaes at Zanzibar, improvements and adaptations can be made to fit Kenya. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Investigation Of Development Pathways For An Economically Viable Seafarm Cultivation At The Kosterfjorden, Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Jean-Baptiste Thomas; [2013]
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    Abstract : New opportunities for sustainable economic development have emerged from the transdisciplinary collaboration of aquaculture and biotechnology. As a response to the European Commission’s call for a European Bioeconomy, SEAFARM, a five-year program pending funding from FORMAS, aims to develop a sustainable aquaculture as a milieu for and in support of further research in blue biotechnology in five collaborating institutions in Sweden. READ MORE