How we’re supporting the UN Sustainable Development GoalsHyper-scale seaweed cultivation has the potential to make a significant contribution the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
2. Zero Hunger
Seaweed production will ensure a sustainable and reliable food source for human consumption as the global population continues to expand.
3. Good health and well-being
Seaweed is a rich source of vitamins and a key component in pharmaceuticals and other health products.
7. Affordable and clean energy
Seaweed as a feedstock for biofuel will contribute to the replacement of fossil fuels.
8. Decent work and economic growth
Rapid growth in the seaweed market will secure employment for millions of people and communities across the globe.
12. Responsible consumption and production
Seaweed products, respond to basic human needs and bring a better quality of life, while minimising the use of natural resources, toxic materials as well as the emissions of waste and pollutants over their entire lifestyle.
13. Climate action
Seaweed is critical in addressing the climate challenge: it sequesters greenhouse gases and decreases acidification of the oceans.
14. Life below water
Seaweed beds regenerate marine eco systems by absorbing pollutants that are dissolved in the ocean, provide safe marine habitats and help to increase biodiversity.
15. Life on land
Seaweed can play an important role in the development of natural fertilizers that restore nutrients in the soil.