Pure Ocean Algae
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PURE OCEAN ALGAE

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Company Impact

Pure Ocean Algae is a Aquaculture based Biotechnology Company, based on the ruggedly beautiful, unspoilt Beara Peninsula.

Problems We Solve

Environmental Impact

How seaweed protects our environment,

  • CO2 sequestration
  • Deacidification of our oceans
  • Removal of excess nutrients from existing ecosystems
  • Creation of new habitats and protected areas for juvenile fish and shellfish species
  • Creation of high quality proteins with no inputs, from a completely sustainable source that does not require fresh water or land.
  • Providing sustainable alternatives to artificial fertilisers and pesticides

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Social Impact

Seaweed farming and cultivation has the opportunity to impact peripheral coastal communities, creating new and varied opportunities in areas where job creation has been historically difficult. Fish stocks are coming under huge pressure worldwide and this is having a huge impact on our coastal fishing communities. Consequently, people move away to where there are more job opportunities This directly impacts on the sustainability of these communities, and this can lead to their eventual demise.

The seaweed industry, can help sustain this communities, utilising the unique set of marine based skills, built up over generations and provide a solid foundation, not only to maintain coastal communities, but ultimately to see theme develop and flourish.

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Economic Impact

Seaweed farming and cultivation has the opportunity to impact peripheral coastal communities, creating new and varied opportunities in areas where job creation has been historically difficult. Fish stocks are coming under huge pressure worldwide and this is having a huge impact on our coastal fishing communities.

Consequently, people move away to where there are more job opportunities This directly impacts on the sustainability of these communities, and this can lead to their eventual demise.

The seaweed industry, can help sustain this communities, utilising the unique set of marine based skills, built up over generations and provide a solid foundation, not only to maintain coastal communities, but ultimately to see theme develop and flourish.