1 August 2021

Sea cucumbers are the humble vacuum cleaners of the sea, quietly tidying the environment as they creep across the sea floor on hundreds of tube feet. I consult with projects growing sea cucumbers for the lucrative Chinese market; so I have studied them for many years and find them fascinating – and decidedly weird. Sea…

20 June 2021

Mariculture I do consulting for a number of mariculture – ocean farming – projects in the Indo-Pacific region. Currently I am working with one project, a social enterprise, growing the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra for the Chinese market. Sea cucumbers are a delicacy for the Chinese, and are also used in Chinese medicine and cosmetics….