Seagriculture EU
29 - 30 June 2022
Bremerhaven, Germany

Seaweed Farming as a Nature-Based Solution — Opportunities and Challenges from WWF’s Perspective

Paul Dobbins, Senior Director Impact Investing, World Wildlife Fund, USA

About the speaker:

Paul Dobbins leads the World Wildlife Fund global project “Advancing Seaweed and Shellfish Aquaculture for Climate Change Gain”. A former seaweed and shellfish farmer he leads the development of the US’ first commercial kelp farms. Paul has served on the advisory boards of Maine SeaGrant, the Aquaculture Research Institute at the University of Maine, the Maine Aquaculture Association, Focus Maine, The Maine Technology Institute, ICES, Manomet, and the Conservation Law Foundation, and the boards of several for-profit companies.

Company info:
As the world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in nearly 100 countries. At every level, we collaborate with people around the world to develop and deliver innovative solutions that protect communities, wildlife, and the places in which they live.