Month: February 2021

The Rainy Season Grumbles On

By Mario Ray, Seawater Solutions Global Project Manager (UK and Pacific Regions) Heavy clouds and distant thunderstorms continue to grumble overhead in Chikwawa, Malawi, as our Salicornia seeds start to make their way up to the surface for a breath of fresh air. Salicornia, once established, needs saline water to grow best. But during its …

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Lesson for Students at British Vietnamese International School

By Nicholas Shell, Seawater Solutions Global Project Manager (Asia) Last month, we were invited to give a lesson about vegetable farming to primary school students at the British Vietnamese International School Ho Chi Minh City (BVIS). Our technician Vy put together a fantastic presentation about different types of vegetables and how they develop. The children …

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Moving West

By Chris Eccles, Seawater Solutions Environmental Coordinator What a week it has been! With the completion of our first visit to Malawi and the pilot site now operational, we have now arrived in Namibia for a project scoping exercise and feasibility study on the beautiful Walvis Bay coast line…and it looks like the West coast …

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Sowing Samphire in Chikwawa

By Mario Ray, Seawater Solutions Global Project Manager (UK and Pacific Regions) How do you grow sea-vegetables 300 miles from the sea? You’ll need one piece of unused land, an abundant source of saline water, one of Seawater Solutions’ automated and renewable-powered farming systems, several late nights and long days digging in the hot sun, …

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World Wetlands Day

By Chris Eccles, Seawater Solutions Environmental Coordinator So it’s February 2nd, and the world certainly looks different today compared to this time last year! But one thing hasn’t changed… it’s World Wetlands Day! This year the focus is on Wetlands and Water which is centred around wetlands as a source of freshwater and encourages actions …

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