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Underreported: Oyster Poaching in Chesapeake Bay

Thursday, March 25, 2010

On today’s Underreported segment, Jeffrey Levinton, distinguished professor of Ecology and Evolution at Stony Brook University, and Ken Paynter, associate professor and director of Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences Program at University of Maryland, discusses the damage oyster poachers are wreaking in Chesapeake Bay and efforts to restore the bivalves to the bay and New York Harbor.

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Comments [1]

jon from West Village

I've read that Purdue chicken is one of the primary polluters causing damage to the bay. Is this true?

Mar. 25 2010 01:33 PM

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