Carbon cycle within a seaweed farm
This infographic shows the pathways of carbon flow from seaweed aquaculture based on measurements and calculations of carbon sequestration pathways in wild seaweed beds (Krause-Jensen & Duarte 2016). The amount of carbon removed from the ocean in harvested seaweed is not quantified. (November 2021)
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Graphic by Revell Design
This information is drawn from a report, Stocktake and characterisation of New Zealand’s seaweed sector: Environmental effects of seaweed wild-harvest and aquaculture, which is part 3 of a comprehensive review of the seaweed sector.