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German UNITED pilot featured in the NDR documentary titled 'Algae cultivation between wind turbines'!

A new documentary by German public broadcaster NDR, titled 'Algae cultivation between wind turbines', delves into the inner workings of the German UNITED pilot and its local awareness raising activities. In the documentary, viewers get an up-close look at the project's research facilities at Kiel University of Applied Sciences, where high school graduates are lending their support to the research efforts. The students are learning about the process of seaweed cultivation and its potential to contribute to the fight against climate change.

One of the key questions being explored by the UNITED project is where sugar kelp, the type of seaweed being cultivated, thrives best. The researchers are investigating various factors, including water temperature, nutrient levels, and the effects of wind turbines on seaweed growth. The documentary offers a fascinating glimpse into the world of seaweed cultivation and the exciting potential it holds for reducing CO2 emissions and promoting sustainable development. It is a must-see for anyone interested in environmental research and the fight against climate change.

If you missed the original broadcast, don't worry! You can still catch 'Algae cultivation between wind turbines' on the NDR website. Follow the link below to watch the documentary and discover the exciting world of seaweed cultivation for yourself!

Link: https://www.ardmediathek.de/video/schleswig-holstein-magazin/algenzucht-zwischen-windkraftraedern/ndr/Y3JpZDovL25kci5kZS9hY2E3YzU3My03MzY3LTRhNDUtYWU2Mi1mMzE2OWJhZGM2Yzk