Algae have been the buzzword of the last few days after the announcement by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault that the National Research Council of Canada and the Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives of France will collaborate on a project using algae to reduce greenhouse gas emissions… Read More »

An informative video on the roles, applications and values of seaweeds in marine ecosystems, our economy and society has been created by researchers at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John and at the Fisheries and Oceans Canada St. Andrews Biological Station, in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, the NSERC Canadian Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Network, and Cooke Aquaculture Inc.

Growing mussels and seaweed alongside farmed salmon makes sense financially and environmentally, a New Brunswick research scientist says. Thierry Chopin at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John has been studying the benefits of growing the animals and plants together for 15 years, and has been working with the salmon aquaculture company Cooke Aquaculture… Read More »