Island Prosperity: How Good Jobs Make Life Better in the Outer Hebrides


By:  Jean-Pierre Brien, Projects Director, Europe Life in a rural island community is a unique and rewarding experience. The proximity to nature and close communal bonds with your neighbours is unimaginable for most people who call big city centers home, after experiencing it first-hand I wouldn’t trade it for anything. However, the fact that this […]
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Reviving Lost Traditions with Science and Sustainability


Seaweed has long been part of the crofting and rural lifestyle in the Outer Hebrides, rural Ireland and rural Canada. It has been widely used to turn the rocky, wind swept, infertile shores into small oases where residents used the seaweed to grow their own food to sustain their families.  Later, as seaweed-based industries emerged […]
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