Seaweed farmers of Caluya (100 images)

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Seaweed farming has become a big business in the Philippines. When done correctly it is also a very sustainable alternative to over fishing. In the Caluya Islands, Antique, seaweed farming is the main livelihood for most people. Some islands like Panagatan are only inhabited with seaweed farmers, the environment here is perfect for cultivating seaweeds. The farmers start growing seaweeds from seedlings, once big enough the seaweed gets recut and replanted or dried and bagged. Once bagged the...
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