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Fish Farming – a ruthless exploitation of Norways coast.

Posted by in Facts & findings on 09. Jul, 2015 | No Comments The way things are done in industry in Norway is usualy direct and no fuss.     Thus we have companies and scientists from the uk finding it easier to install wave energy test equipment here than in the uk because one phone call fixed it. This is enviable for profit but what is the […]

Noen Observasjoner i litteraturen 2009 og 1963.

Posted by in Letters from Jens on 28. Feb, 2015 | No Comments

  > From: Jens > Subject: Noen observasjoner i litteraturen 2009 og 1963. > jeg leste et par rapporter om tare, og jeg fant > et par interessante utsagn i disse. Kun for informasjon, men > gir bra innblikk i hva som rørte seg for et par år siden. > > Første fra 2009: > […]

Use of Formalin by the Seaweed industry.

Posted by in Facts & findings on 18. Feb, 2015 | No Comments

When seaweed dies a natural process of bio degredation begins. This process naturally produces among other chemicals.  This gas is rated as being of a similar toxicity to cyanide gas. In other words being near decomposing piles of Seaweed could kill you. In fact due to the vast influx of seaweed in summer months on […]

Problems with seaweed cultivation.

Posted by in Facts & findings on 15. Feb, 2015 | No Comments

Nearly every month there seems to be a new exciting project aimed at seaweed cultivation – perhaps this video may explain why there untimately seems to be so little of it. It also explains why it is important to have as few animals as possible attaching themselves to the plants – Commercial harvesting on the […]

our first taretråling video.

Posted by in Video blog on 15. Feb, 2015 | No Comments

Significant movement. Our Brochure.

Posted by in Bertrams blog on 15. Feb, 2015 | No Comments

Just recently our brochure has at last been published. It is not intended as an attack on individuals in the industry but as a dissemination of facts. Fortunately for us we have already had some of the facts criticized and have borne up well. Everything in this brochure can be verified by scientific papers or […]

Massive loss of carbon absorbing plants.

Posted by in Facts & findings on 15. Feb, 2015 | No Comments

Here is a rather long and complicated paper from Imr on Carbon capture and food production in the fjords of Norway. There is a great deal here that speaks loudly against the destructive harvesting of our seaweed beds, however the most definitive is this snip – essentially it says that an estimated 150 million […]

article on fmc plant at Karmøya

Posted by in Links on 15. Jan, 2015 | No Comments

How much does seaweed dredging earn?

Posted by in Facts & findings on 15. Jan, 2015 | No Comments

This little article is about an investment from Fmc food and nutrition in their plant at Karmøya. It also gives information on how much the best alginates are worth – we knew they were worth a lot some time ago but this takes our breath clear away  – the stated harvest is 5,000 tons plus […]

Mass destruction of wildlife – from scientific papers.

Posted by in Facts & findings on 12. Jan, 2015 | No Comments

The reason this industry is allowed on the Norwegian coast is because scientists say it is safe. We can only suppose that this is the case – because we really dont know. All indications are that it is not. What we do know is that this industries activities are an experiment – that is insofar […]