oysters

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