publication . Article . 2013

The Roles of Seaweed on Climate Change, Food Security and Natural Product

A. Niarthiningsih; Wahyudin, Elly;
Open Access
  • Published: 23 May 2013
  • Country: Indonesia
Abstract
This paper gives an overview of the potential role of seaweed in reducing global warming and climate change, contributing to food security and producing natural products. The role of seaweed on controlling climate change is through reducing carbon dioxide and converting seaweed into the bio fuel. The use of bio-fuel could reduce the traditional hydrocarbon as energy that produces carbon emission. Fresh and processed seaweed are commonly used as a food. This may contribute significantly to the food supply especially on the developing countries that have big potential of seaweed resources and farming. For example, Indonesia has potential production of seaweed Grac...
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free text keywords: seaweed, climate change, food security and natural product
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