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Fighting climate change with seaweed

Faroese company Ocean Rainforest aims to combat climate change by cleaning the ocean using seaweed. Ocean Rainforest, established in 2007, is one of the few companies in the world that seeds, cultivates and harvests seaweed on a commercial scale in offshore conditions.

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Pilots demand regulated time off

The Faroese Airline Pilot Association has no comment regarding a possible strike. Last night, pilots rejected a draft settlement presented to the opposing parties on Monday, because none of their demands had been met, says Johan Vágadal, the chairman of the Airline Pilot Association.

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Restaurant KOKS retains Michelin star

“We’ve absolutely delighted to have retained our Michelin star,” says chef Poul Andrias Ziska. 2018 will mark an exciting time for the restaurant, as it moves to a new location in the Faroe Islands.

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Faroese seaweed and Norwegian enzymes at Bioeconomy Summit

Large-scale cultivation of seaweed off the Faroe Islands is attracting international interest at the moment. The product also has benefits for the marine environment. It is one of the examples of Nordic bio-based industries on display at the Global Bioeconomy Summit in Berlin, April 19–20.