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Oyster shells help restore chemical balance to acid waters

Posted by: | May 23, 2013 Comments Off on Oyster shells help restore chemical balance to acid waters |

The shells of oysters – a commercially important shellfish whose reproduction and growth is threatened by climate-linked ocean acidification – may help counteract the effects of increased local acidity levels, according to a new study of New England’s Chesapeake Bay by a team of researchers led by Oregon State University’s George Waldbusser. The study, published […]

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