10 Potential uses for Sargassum seaweed.
The news is currently full of stories about Caribbean and Atlantic beaches being overcome with large mat of Sargassum seaweed coming ashore. Maybe this is another example of the ocean's bounty. Seaweed is already used in many industries. Sargassum being a different genus is not suitable for some but might be better in others. Entrepreneurs and scientists are currently trying to figure it out. Here are some ideas.
1. Agricultural feed
2. Made into charcoal or "ecocoal"
3. Biomass for creation of liquid biofuels
4. As a source of other industrial chemicals
Place in fermentation plants and harvest the naturally occurring gases.