Commercial Seaweed Harvest

Click here for information on new project to study contaminants in edible seaweed.

Click here for information on commercial seaweed harvesting in BC.

To read the Environmental Law Clinic, University of Victoria Report, Seaweed Harvesting on Vancouver Island: A New Industry That Requires Better Regulation go to:  http://www.elc.uvic.ca/publications/documents/2013-02-05-SeaweedHarvestReport.pdf

Retired DFO biologist Ian Birtwell was interviewed by Chris Cook about the recent approval by the provincial government for commercial seaweed harvest in the Deep Bay area without the usual review to assess potential impacts. To listen to the interview click here.