Biology News
Molecules from breast milk and seaweed suggest strategies for controlling norovirus - Science Daily

Science Daily
New research from several universities in Germany, to be published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, suggests that it may be easier than anticipated to find a compound that could be used as a food supplement to stop the spread of norovirus in ...

Humble Seaweed Floats Thousands Of Miles To Reach Antarctica's Icy Shores - Tech Times

Tech Times
However, the latest findings show that the differences in flora and fauna were brought about more by the extreme environmental conditions in the south pole than anything else. In a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change, the ...

Along Maine's northeastern coast, seaweed stirs an international controversy - Washington Post

Washington Post
Lyons, who studied marine biology, said she “became more conservative” and began cutting only half the plant. She stopped working, she said, in part because the controversy over the harvest “was getting a bit much.” Acadian's Deveau says jobs and ...

Porphyra: The Edible Seaweed

Moss Landing - United States

Research project by Lisa Chen on this edible seaweed, commonly known as Nori, with much information including photographs and diagrams.

Purple Laver: Porphyra umbilicalis
United Kingdom

Photograph and basic information on this species with broad fronds.

Edible Crab
United Kingdom

Several photographs of the edible or brown crab, Cancer pagurus, and its discarded exoskeleton.

The Edible Mycorrhizal Mushroom Research Group

Information on the research network Forum Fungorum and various research projects on chanterelles, matsutake and truffles. Swedish and English.


This site has a lot of information on all aspects of seaweeds and marine algal biology.

Seaweed Site

Information on many aspects of seaweeds with links to other sites connected with these algae.

XX International Seaweed Symposium
United States

Symposium to be hosted in Ensenada, Baja California Mexico, in February 2010.

Acanthophora spicifera: Spiny Seaweed
United States

Photographs and information on this alga, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and special status.

FreakinFucus: The Alternative Seaweed Resource
United Kingdom

Offers an introduction to the wonderful and exciting world of seaweeds and related plants.

Bearded Red Seaweed: Anotrichium barbatum
United Kingdom

Photograph and basic information on this species.

The Intertidal Rocky Shore: Coralline Algae and Green Seaweed
New Zealand

Photographs of about 6 species of encrusting varieties of red algae and about 10 of green seaweeds that grow around the coasts of New Zealand.