In Maryland and Virginia, developers can buy credits from oyster farmers to offset their assumed environmental impacts. Can "nutrient trading" work?
Study looks at how water quality and hydrodynamics vary among Chesapeake Bay oyster farms, as well as the differences inside and outside grow-out areas.
Oyster producers learn to adapt in a Delaware Bay ecosystem that's critical for endangered shorebirds and highly protected horseshoe crabs.
Research results suggest that oyster farming can enhance wild oyster populations if oysters are harvested before spreading disease.
Drones and GoPro cameras are helping researchers, regulators and operators understand how shellfish farming interacts with sensitive habitats like eelgrass beds.
A handful of aquaculture companies in British Columbia are upgrading to "clean-tech" equipment to make their businesses more sustainable and efficient.
The word aquaculture is a dirty one in Alaska, where finfish farming is firmly prohibited. But if your farm fits a certain description, permits to proceed can indeed be obtained.
The Nature Conservancy was inactive in aquaculture until new program leader Robert Jones joined. His focus is on the positive outcomes of responsible aquaculture.
The online platform Oyster Tracker is designed to help oyster farmers keep track of inventory and make better use of their time on the water.