The potential for seaweed to reduce methane emissions in sheep and cattle is being overblown and investors are at risk, according to one of the nation’s leading experts on seaweed.
- The CSIRO claims an asparagosis additive will reduce emissions caused by burping sheep and cattle
- Marine ecologist Dr Pia Winberg says the hype reminds her of the failed investment boom in algal biofuels
- A Tasmanian dairy farmer is feeding some of his herd a daily ration of asparagopsis in canola oil
Dr Pia Winberg is a world-renowned marine ecologist, who has developed Australia’s first commercial seaweed farm on the south coast of New South Wales.
Australia’s peak scientific agency CSIRO discovered the methane-reducing properties of asparagopsis…