Oysters have been dying off for the last century, and PhD candidate Mark Ciesielski wants to know why — and how to stop it.
What do you get when you combine new science with decades of knowledge from local fishermen? A lot of homegrown North Carolina oysters. A whole lot.
Undergraduate researchers study whether harvesting oysters helps or hurts coastal ecosystems.
Where N.C. rivers meet the sea, oysters can protect the land, fish, and human habitat.