These 4 start-ups are using seaweed to help save the planet

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Seaweed plays a crucial role in the ocean’s ability to absorb greenhouse gases. Image: REUTERS/Edgar Su

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Kelp forests have the potential to create jobs and planet-friendly products. Image: Kelp Blue
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A 2030 prediction of the scale of the ocean economy and its environmental benefits. Image: Sea6 Energy
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