Seafood MAP is a food systems solution activator focused on rapid mobilzation to build tools that support a better aquaculture. The work is led by The Lexicon, with support from Food at Google.
Consumers are turning away from beef toward alternative protein sources like seafood to mitigate the impact their diets have on climate change.
Conservation groups are restoring and maintaining seagrasses, mangroves, and macroalgae, effectively storing atmospheric carbon at rates 20 times more effective than our world’s forests.
Entrepreneurs have begun farming carbon-capturing seaweed for a range of uses, from animal feed supplements to bioplastics.
Fisher Peoples are creating unique entrepreneurial approaches like integrated aquaculture systems to sustain and improve their livelihoods while preserving the health of ocean ecosystems.
The one thing these groundbreaking technologies, conservation efforts and innovative approaches have in common? They’re all part of the emerging blue carbon movement, all happening underwater, and all connected to market-driven entrepreneurial efforts.