ABC TV Catalyst: Can Seaweed Save the World?

CIE members Dr Alecia Bellgrove and Dr Peter Macreadie recently featured in an episode of the ABC’s Catalyst program titled “Can Seaweed Save the World?”.

Professor Tim Flannery investigates how seaweed is helping to save the world – from growing the foods of the future, helping clean polluted water and even combating climate change.

Growing seaweed is now a ten billion dollar a year global industry. Tim travels to Korea to see some of the biggest seaweed farms in the world and meets the scientists who are hoping to create a seaweed revolution here in Australia.

If you missed this great episode, you can catch up on it here.