Mud blister worms make their homes in the shells of oysters and other shellfish, where they weaken their hosts.
June 3, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: biology shellfish worms calcium-carbonate aquaculture food-webs ecosystems invasive-species parasites zoology scallops abalone larvae
A new study estimates that mangroves prevent over $65 billion in damage from coastal storms every year, and says mangrove protection should be funded in the same way as infrastructure like seawalls.
March 10, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: climate-change insurance hurricanes aquaculture coasts mangroves tropical-storms ecosystem-services coastal-defences coastal-development
Experts from Harvard and beyond gathered Monday to discuss the oceans’ plight in a warming world, offering hopeful solutions despite the often bleak assessment prompted by warming, pollution, acidification, and coral bleaching.
Tags: science-technology climate-change pollution ocean alvin-powell harvard-university-center-for-the-environment aquaculture carbon-sequestration coral-bleaching daniel-schrag fisheries james-mccarthy jane-lubchenco jeremy-jackson
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