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Student Succeeds in Bioethanol Production Using Dead Seaweed

Student Succeeds in Bioethanol Production Using Dead Seaweed

BUSAN, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Pukyong National University announced Wednesday that graduate student Seonwoo In-young (26), recently succeeded in producing bioethanol using dead seaweed that washed ashore after a tropical storm. Seaweed plays an essential role as a food source, habitat, and spawning ground for marine organisms, but only when its alive underwater. Dead [...]

Seaweed Exports to China Soar

Seaweed Exports to China Soar

SEJONG, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Exports of dried and seasoned seaweed products have increased dramatically after they won the hearts of Chinese consumers. According to the Korea Customs Service, exports of dried and seasoned seaweed peaked in 2015, and the $224.3 million in sales was a 10.8 percent increase compared to 2014. Considering sales [...]