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How Mussel Farming Could Help to Clean Fouled Waters

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Along the shores of New York Harbor, scientists are investigating whether this ubiquitous bivalve can be grown in urban areas as a way of cleansing coastal waters of sewage, fertilizers, and other pollutants.

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Past Member (0)
Monday May 13, 2013, 4:45 pm
We now have a massive foreign mussel invasion in the once pristine waters of Lake Tahoe, in the Sierra Mountains. They came in from tourist's boats. They've polluted our water and caused a world treasure to have lots of algae and muddy beaches. I hope "farming" them can help in New York.

Philip H (474)
Monday May 13, 2013, 4:50 pm
certainly not the worst idea ever put forward. if they can help clean up the mess, why not give it a try.

Jason S (50)
Monday May 13, 2013, 7:26 pm
Good posting, thanks

Chelsie H (19)
Monday May 13, 2013, 8:17 pm
Interesting; thanks for sharing.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 14, 2013, 1:45 am

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 14, 2013, 5:57 am
Thanks, interesting article.

Ioana B (132)
Tuesday May 14, 2013, 9:12 am

Sharon W. (4)
Tuesday May 14, 2013, 1:39 pm
Wow, interesting! Thatīs new for me, and sounds good :)

Kayleigh Harter (9)
Tuesday May 14, 2013, 11:59 pm

Tom T (246)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 5:35 am
Thanks for posting this
Sure hope so!

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Friday May 24, 2013, 10:52 pm
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