Jessica Knoop, PhD candidate (KESS funding, supervised by Dr. John Griffin, Dr. Sara Barrento and Pr. Kam Tang) working on an European funded project in collaboration with Pembrokeshire Beach Food Company to establish sustainable seaweed cultivation in South Wales, was joined by the BBC Countryfile team for her field work at Freshwater West. The programme gives insights into the traditional and current use of laverbread (Porphyra) in Wales. Despite the fact that it is picked for a long time, we still lack crucial knowledge about ecological and economical important features of this interesting red alga.

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