Are oysters the key to marine repopulation and environmental protection? Tune into this segment to learn about the efforts of NY/NJ Baykeeper, and organization that hopes to stock oysters in the New York City areas in order to create underwater habitat. Hear from Meredith Comi, as she explains the importance of oyster beds in the regional ecosystem. What hurdles is NY/NJ encountering in terms of government regulations? Tune in to find out! Thanks to our sponsor, Whole Foods.
"You want them to settle on something that has calcium so they stick to it and grow upward. They then create this three-dimensional structure that has all of these nooks and crannies that other organisms can live in." [1:00]
-- Meredith Comi of NY/NJ Baykeeper