Rockweed in the news:

2018

Washington Post:  (July 2018)

"Along Maine’s northeastern coast, seaweed stirs an international controversy"

Maine Public radio piece: (June 2018)
"Homeowners and scientists clash with companies over harvesting of seaweed in Washington County"

Bangor Daily News
(June 2018)
"Seaweed harvesting in Down East roils homeowners, scientists"

MaineBiz:  (June 2018)
"Rockweed harvest continues to provoke debate"


Quoddy Tides(June 2018)
"Rockweed harvesting continues to stir debate around Cobscook Bay"
 
Smithsonian Magazine: (May 2018)
"How seaweed connects us all"

Hokai magazine: (May 2018)
"A Fish Called Rockweed"

Quoddy Tides: (May 2018)
"Concerns, questions raised at rockweed harvesting forum"


MaineBiz: (April 2018)
"Mechanical rockweed harvesting sparks concerns on Deer Isle"

Macleans (Canada): 
(April 2018)
"In Maine, a court battle over slimy fortunes"

Island Ad-vantages: (April 2018)
"Residents hear about rockweed harvesting along the coast"

 

2017

Seaweed Company to Appeal Rockweed Harvesting Decision (Maine Public)

Judge: Rockweed on Private Land Isn't Public Property (Maine Public)

Rockweed and the Public Trust in Court (Fishermen’s Voice)

No one knows who ‘owns’ rockweed in Maine (Bangor Daily News)

 

2016

The value of rockweed is rising – as are tensions over its ownership (Portland Press Herald)

The Rockweed Rush  (Mother Jones)

Sustainable Seaweed?  (Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, Cornell University)

Maine residents vs Acadian Canada (Fishermen’s Voice)

Rockweed: Habitat, ‘manure’ or bovine Viagra? (The Ellsworth American)

Group consensus: No simple answers on rockweed harvesting (The Ellsworth American)

Rift over sustainability leads to cancellation of Maine Seaweed Festival (Portland Press Herald)

Washington County landowners file suit toblock rockweed harvest (The Ellsworth American)

Rockweed harvesting trade-offs discussed (Mount Desert Islander)

Rockweed lawsuit escalates debate over intertidal (The Quoddy Tides)


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