Can Farming Seaweed Put the Brakes on Climate Change?

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  • Studies have shown that wild seaweed sequesters 173 million tons of carbon annually and start ups like Running Tide are coming up with ways to farm seaweed and increase this number even more.
  • The start up indicated that they would grow kelp and then drop them at least 1000 meters down towards ocean floor where they can decay and capture carbon.
  • Researchers have found that the best way to sink the help would be to use biodegradable buoys.

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