Using sea water to create coastal wetlands in which crops including fish and shellfish can be grown is a relatively new concept, but Yanik Nyberg, founder of Seawater Solutions, believes that it can help to revolutionise food production and biodiversity, while safeguarding inland areas.
Saline Agriculture for Climate Adaptation in Malawi
A 9-month saline agriculture project has launched, led by Seawater Solutions and funded through the Global Challenges Research Fund, to test the feasibility of using saline boreholes to grow salt-tolerant vegetables in Malawi to strengthen the climate resilience of rural communities and to empower the next generation of female farmers.
Glasgow Urban Wetland Project Explores Green Covid-19 Recovery
A 3-month feasibility study, funded through the UK Government’s Sustainable Innovation Fund, has been launched to develop an urban wetland carbon capture plan to help Glasgow City hit its carbon neutral targets and support delivery of a greener, fairer, more sustainable Covid recovery.