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Entrepreneurs are hailing seaweed as a potential “miracle crop.” Could seaweed farming help lift coastal communities out of poverty?
Editor’s Note: Earth Island Institute board member and journalist Kenneth Brower, who writes often about the oceans, took issue with this recent feature story. See a critique here. Rain clouds moved in as Iain Neish and I pulled up to the site of his once-future seaweed farm along the flat, winding coast of Takalar Regency in the Indonesian province of South Sulawesi. It was here, on this small patch of the seashore,…
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by: Michael Holtz – Summer 2015