Chance for Discovery and Preparation

Algas Organics, a biotech company in St. Lucia, is collecting sargassum seaweed and is turning it into fertilizer that is used in other parts of the Caribbean and North America. While sargassum can be beneficial to an ocean’s ecosystem, an overabundance of the seaweed has affected tourism and fishing in the region. While the company is making a dent in the seaweed cleanup, pairing their efforts with the government could make more of an impact.

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