Seaweed farming, a sudden slimy success, needs greener rules: UN
Mon, Sep 05, 2016 - 5:50 AM
Globally, about 27.3 million tonnes of farmed seaweed were produced in 2014, worth US$6.4 billion and up from almost nothing in 1970.
SEAWEED farming needs tighter regulation to limit damage to the environment after booming into a US$6.4 billion business with uses in everything from sushi to toothpaste, a United Nations study showed on Sunday.
Led by China, South Korea, Indonesia and the Philippines, seaweed...