Month: July 2021

Peanut Harvests

By Nicholas Shell, Seawater Solutions Co-founder and Chief Technical Officer When helping farmers adapt to increasingly saline conditions, we are not only introducing novel halophyte crops, but also salt tolerant varieties of conventional crops. This gives farmers flexibility when growing in saline lands in different conditions and between various seasons. Growing a sensitive crop like …

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Managing for Carbon Sequestration Alongside Wetland Farming

By Hilary Blackman, MSc Environmental Engineering student at University of Strathclyde Hello, Hilary here! As part of a collaboration with industry between the University of Strathclyde and Seawater Solutions, I had the opportunity to study the management and creation of wetlands as places for carbon sequestration and accreditation. The project matched well with my previous …

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Seawater Solutions Featured in Gaia Journal

By Núria Pérez Viura, Seawater Solutions Chief Marketing Officer Gaia Journal just released its first issue, The Water Issue, and Seawater Solutions is in it! “Gaia Journal is an independent quarterly magazine on science-based innovations that are healing our planet.” “Gaia Journal explores the world through interviews, photography and stories on new scientific discoveries and …

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Seawater Solutions at it Again!

By Raphael Yao Ahiakpe, Seawater Solutions Technical Projects Manager (Africa) From using salinized soils to grow salt tolerant crops and vegetables to wetlands bioremediations, the team at Seawater Solutions finds pleasure in providing sustainable solutions to some of the World’s pressing challenges associated with food security and climate change. The latter is of much concern …

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Growing Peanuts with Seawater?

By Vy Nguyen, Seawater Solutions Quality Assurance Manager In the changing climate scenario, the impact of salinization is likely to increase further, necessitating special efforts to maintain sustainable crop yield under salt stress. Peanuts are a tropical legume, high in oil content which can feed humans and poultry containing many vitamins and minerals including vitamin …

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Seawater Solutions Selected for Greenbackers 26ForCOP26 SuperPitch Program!

By Núria Pérez Viura, Seawater Solutions Chief Marketing Officer Greenbackers Investment Capital announced the 26 successful applicants for their cleantech start-ups investment program… and we are very excited to say Seawater Solutions has been selected! For the next 6 month, Seawater Solutions will be part of this program where we’ll get the opportunity to secure …

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The Synergies of Spain

By Joella Korczak, Seawater Solutions Chief Strategy Officer Several weeks ago I travelled from Ghana, leaving that project in the safe hands of our local staff, to Spain, where I will be supporting our newest venture. The Spanish project is situated on the south coast, on the Atlantic side of Andalucia. In many ways, this …

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