Man stands in water holding a bushel of oysters in a net.

Michael Doall holds a bag of oysters in Shinnecock Bay, Long Island in the fall of 2021. He was part of an oyster reef monitoring project that also involved setting up a predator exclusion experiment to evaluate the effects of predation on hard clam restoration efforts. (Courtesy of Michael Doall)

Georgetown University
Through regenerative aquaculture, Michael Doall is using the ecosystem services of oysters and kelp to clean up our oceans and our plates.
The George Washington University
Eastern oysters are one of the most iconic species living in the Chesapeake Bay, providing benefits to the Bay’s ecosystem and economy. But unfortunately, eastern oysters are in trouble.   Lets take a closer look at how scientists at the George... Read More
The George Washington University
While an oyster crisis exists in the Chesapeake Bay, there are several solutions available for anyone who would like to help.
Follow Ollie the oyster on his recycling journey
Follow Ollie the oyster on his recycling journey
Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
The story of how one very special oyster can help restore the Chesapeake Bay.

(Photo by ezioman/Wikimedia Commons)

Sewanee: University of the South; Summer 2016 Intern
The Chesapeake Bay is held in the highest regard, as an almost mythical monument to the natural world — an untouchable ecosystem. But even at a young age, it became clear to me that this was no longer the same body of water that once flourished.
American University
Chesapeake Footsoldiers is a 26 minute documentary that tells the stories of unsung heroes who work to confront some of the Bay’s biggest ongoing challenges.
Improving water quality by reviving oyster populations
Improving water quality by reviving oyster populations
The George Washington University
Tara Scully is a biology professor at the George Washington University who combines a service learning element to her biology classes. In this specific project, she works with students on getting oysters to reproduce. Studies on the benefits of... Read More
The George Washington University
The eastern oyster's population is dwindling due to pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, but this little bivalve could be the solution to the same problem it faces.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Roger Williams University seniors Nicholle Buckley and Christopher Ferreira were among the attendees at the Feeding the Planet Summit. These journalism students came to DC, experienced the city and met with leaders and innovators in the agricultural... Read More
Ole Miss pharmacy prof, Mark Hamann, is developing a process to clean bacteria from oysters using CO2. Watch