With licences being secured and sought to mechanically harvest seaweed in Bantry Bay and parts of the west coast residents fear the damage may be irreparable, writes Louise Roseingrave. Irish coastal dwellers have been harvesting seaweed by hand for hundreds of years but that’s about to change in Bantry Bay. Following a five-year application process, the first licence for the mechanical harvesting of seaweed in Ireland and Britain has been secured…
Irish Examiner, 21/04/17. Read the full article ‘Report: Will mechanical harvesting of seaweed lead to ecological disaster?‘.

Report: Will mechanical harvesting of seaweed lead to ecological disaster?
Report: Will mechanical harvesting of seaweed lead to ecological disaster?