February 26, 2024

Seaweed: It's always greener

Graphics: Vicky Leta

There is no single solution to fixing climate change, but one resource—one slimy, beautiful, underwater resource—has the potential to lend a big leafy hand. When used properly, seaweed can be a major carbon sink, a sustainable source for textiles and dyes for the fashion industry, and even a building material. And industry players are starting to dive deep in search of the green gold. (Presented by Deloitte).

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With

Heather Landy is an executive editor of Quartz and co-host of the Quartz Obsession podcast. She is obsessed with banking crises, workplace psychology and Bono.

Gabriela Riccardi is a deputy editor at Quartz. She is obsessed with British textiles, physical magazines and spooky Goodwill auctions.


Show notes

Sea cell

Pangaea

Living Ink

The Department of Seaweedled by Julia Lohamm

Luisa Kahlfeldtmanufacturer of the Sumo diaper

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Credits

This episode of the Quartz Obsession was produced by Chad Chenail, with additional support from Executive Editor Susan Howson and Head of Video Garth Bardsley. Our theme music is by Taka Yasuzawa and Alex Suguira. This episode was recorded at G/O Media’s headquarters in New York.

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