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How Dr. Bryan Morse and Our Resource Science Team Embody Seaweed Conservation

by Acadian Seaplants Limited on January 20, 2023 in Resource Science, Sustainability

 

Most people know oceans cover 71% of our planet, but what’s not as common knowledge is that 50% to 80% of all life on Earth calls marine ecosystems home. As a result, almost every business worldwide has some impact on the continued wellbeing of this immense and critical biome. Whether businesses are a force for […]

 

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How ASL Keeps Improving Our Seaweed Resource Assessments

by Dr. Jean-Sebastien Lauzon-Guay on January 20, 2022 in Resource Science

 

This year, four of our Nova Scotia Rockweed harvesting leases came up for re-application. Acadian has been carefully managing and harvesting those government leases for over 20 years. We’ve just published a peer-reviewed scientific paper showing that the condition of the resource has remained the same over that period (read it here!). Over the last […]

 

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The Ebb and Flow of Resource Science Assessments

by Michéal MacMonagail on September 30, 2020 in Resource Science

 

I recently recalled a good week of seaweed sampling we had in August of last year and thought I’d share the experience with you.  I remember we needed to inspect several beds of Ascophyllum nodosum along the Connemara and Mayo coastlines. 

 

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