Att ta en tugga av havet. Om blå åkrar, grön ekonomi och den smarta tångens svåra resa

Cecilia Fredriksson, Filippa Säwe

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The marine environment has an important role to play in the change-over to a green economy where the blue fields of the sea can form new and ex- panded cultivation spaces. Over the recent years there has been an increasing interest for seaweed as food in Europe. In this article we follow the sea- weed’s journey into the Swedish cuisine by letting it lead us to different places and actors. Seaweed are perceived as timeless and trivial, but is often presented as authentic and forward-looking. Sea- weed are described as healthy and useful, but also as dirty and toxic. Seaweed is a contradictory phe- nomenon and it has like other natural resources the ability to organize culture and society.
Original languageSwedish
Pages (from-to)70-75
Number of pages6
JournalKulturella perspektiv
Issue number29
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Dec 27

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Ethnology
  • Economic Geography

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