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Kelp won’t help: why seaweed may not be a silver bullet for carbon storage after all

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Gallagher, JB, Kelp won't help: why seaweed may not be a silver bullet for carbon storage after all, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 11 March (2022) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

Over the last few years, there’s been a lot of hope placed in seaweed as a way to tackle climate change. The excitement stemmed from studies suggesting seaweed could be scaled up to capture and store huge quantities of carbon dioxide, taking advantage of rapid growth rates, large areas, and long-term storage in the deep ocean.

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:seaweed, carbon sequestration
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Climate change impacts and adaptation
Research Field:Carbon sequestration science
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Mitigation of climate change
Objective Field:Climate change mitigation strategies
UTAS Author:Gallagher, JB (Dr John Barry Gallagher)
ID Code:149133
Year Published:2022
Deposited By:Oceans and Cryosphere
Deposited On:2022-03-11
Last Modified:2022-03-16
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