The key is to get the research of GreenWave into the hands of more fishers, and to keep developing the science behind the idea. Next month, Smith will accept the award and hopefully reveal more about how the organization’s going to use its check.


“Hundreds of millions of years ago [Mother Nature] created these two technologies that mitigate our harm in terms of climate change, in terms of overfishing, in terms of nitrogen pollution,” Smith says in a video about the project. “There are elegant solutions out there.”

Lead image: Kelp at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez.

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