‘We currently get most of the proteins we need from eating meat, but the cultivation of seaweed is much less damaging to the environment than meat production. Giant seaweed farms have the potential to provide the entire world population with protein and so save our scarce land-based resources. Seaweed processing platforms will replace the oil platforms of today. So is mariculture the future? I believe it is: there are plenty of opportunities waiting. Let’s eat more seaweed!’.