Seaweed farming is an important industry on Nusa Lembongan....After it has been cultivated, the seaweed is exported to Japan and China for processing as food additives or in cosmetics. You can observe the whole process of seaweed farming on Nusa Lembongan. It's possible to walk among the seaweed plots at low tide and see local farmers picking them by hand. They're collected in baskets that women place on their heads and carry up to land. Then the seaweed is sorted and dried in the sun.