FUTURE of FOOD: 'the rice of the sea'

The rice of the sea: how a tiny grain could change the way humanity eats

Zostera marina -The rice of the sea: how a tiny grain could change the way humanity eats

"Lab tests hinted at its tremendous potential: gluten-free, high in omega-6 and -9 fatty acids, and contains 50% more protein than rice per grain, according to Aponiente’s research. And all of it growing without freshwater or fertiliser."

"The plant’s impact could stretch much further. Capable of capturing carbon 35 times faster than tropical rainforests and described by the WWF as an “incredible tool” in fighting the climate crisis, seagrass absorbs 10% of the ocean’s carbon annually despite covering just 0.2% of the seabed."
the Guardian

"Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in the Gulf of California: Discovery of Its Nutritional Value by the Seri Indians"
www.science.org

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