The group has so far brought about 30 million oysters into the local waters. But that's still a tiny fraction of what's prevalent in the area. "Without the oyster reefs, the entire coastline has changed radically," said Group CEO Pete Malinowski, Rachel Crane of CNN Business. "We believe oyster reefs can be part of an integrated approach to resilience and …Read More »
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Oyster harvesting in the Gulf of Mexico has been declining for decades. Tyler Jones / UF / IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones Hide Caption Switch caption Tyler Jones / UF / IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones Oysters in the Gulf of Mexico have been declining for decades. Tyler Jones / UF / IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones Before Cedar Key …Read More »
A man who eats oysters in a Manhattan restaurant was quite surprised when something unexpected and precious went from the plate into his mouth. It was a pearl worth thousands of dollars. Rick Antosh from Edgewater, New Jersey, came to the Oyster Bar in Grand Central Terminal on December 1 to have lunch with a friend and left the house …Read More »
Man-made climate change is paralyzing the oyster industry in Texas. Can hybrid reefs help clams survive?
A new Nature Conservancy project aims to rebuild oyster reefs that can withstand hurricanes, floods and over-harvests. The Gulf of Mexico is about to house a new species of oyster reef in its waters. In November, Nature Conservancy, a nonprofit environmental conservation program, launched a unique restoration project that will build a 60-acre reef in Copano Bay, an estuary on …Read More »