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UAF invests in seaweed industry, Kodiak facility

Bradley Moran (second from right) speaks to Jay Stinson. (Photo by Kayla Desroches / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The University of Alaska Fairbanks just announced its intention to place a new faculty member at its facility in Kodiak. The move is part of the growing seaweed industry in Alaska. On Tuesday, UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences dean, Bradley Moran, …

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Kodiak’s commercial kelp harvest begins inside a seaweed nursery

Tamsen Peeples stands in the room where Blue Evolution keeps its tanks full of seeded string, which will eventually grow into seaweed. (Photo by Kayla Desroches / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak’s seaweed industry is growing, partly thanks to the investment of one company. Blue Evolution is based in the Lower 48 and turns kelp into pasta products. In May, they …

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