Renew Economy
February 15 2021

An Australian company will fast-track the commercialisation of a locally discovered seaweed supplement that could be the key to almost entirely solving the problem of greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production, after securing financial backing from the federal government.
Sea Forest has secured a $1 million commercialisation grant from the federal government to fast track the production of the innovative seaweed product, produced from a form of edible seaweed called asparagopsis.
Asparagopsis was identified by a CSIRO-led research team, which discovered its ability to significantly reduce the amount of methane produced by cows and sheep when added to their diets, almost entirely eliminating the production of the potent greenhouse gas.

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