News Article

14 October 2020

Euronews

Giulia Bottaro

Growing vegetables in seawater could be the answer to feeding billions

Food production needs to increase by 70 per cent in the next 30 years to feed a world population expected to reach 9 billion people.

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News Article

17 June 2020

Wired

Christina Couch

The race is on to grow crops in seawater and feed millions

With the quality of arable land declining and seawater encroaching on fertile cropland, researchers are trying to find a way to make crops grow in seawater.

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News Article

26 November 2019

Reuters

Stuart McDill

Startup helps Scottish farmers grow gourmet plants with sea water

Seawater Solutions is helping farmers on Scotland's west coast adapt to the reality of less rain by choosing salt-resistant plants and developing saltmarshes - land flooded by tidal waters - for them to grow in.

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News Article

29 July 2019

The National

Emer O'Toole

Seawater Solutions is tacking agriculture's impact on climate change

YANIK Nyberg set up Seawater Solutions after seeing the destructive impacts of conventional agriculture and the threat of rising sea-levels in the places he has lived (Scotland, Africa and Asia).

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News Article

18 July 2019

Herald Scotland

Herald Scotland

Cultivation of barren land with seawater is an idea worth its salt

During a childhood spent moving from western and southern Africa to Asia and back again, Yanik Nyberg recalls that the effects of climate change were already very visible.

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News Article

20 June 2019

Scottish Financial News

Scottish Financial News

Royal Bank of Scotland partners with key farming and rural youth bodies to help drive entrepreneurship in Scottish rural communities

Royal Bank of Scotland is to work with the Scottish Association for Young Farmers, the Rural Youth Project and the NFU Scotland Next Generation to offer an extension of its Entrepreneur Accelerator programme.

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News Article

20 May 2019

Insider

Ken Symon

Winner makes waves at our Made in Scotland Awards

The Young Innovator of the Year Award went to Glasgow-based Yanik Nyberg whose company Seawater Solutions has pioneered seawater farming in the UK.

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News Article

29 March 2019

The National

Greg Russell

Scotland's best entrepreneurs pick up £6000 at SIE Fresh Ideas awards

PRIZES totalling £6000 have been scooped by five entrepreneurs from across Scotland in the Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE) Fresh Ideas awards.

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