New Zealand raises awareness of the need for urgent shellfish restoration

Urgent action to save marine beds Most New Zealanders flocking to the beach this summer will be unaware of the perilous state of the marine ecosystem beneath the waves.  Human land-based activities, sea level rise, disturbance to the seafloor and over-harvesting have created one of the most rapidly changing natural systems in our environment.  I […]

Shellfish Restoration Task Force launched in Massachusetts

BOSTON – The Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matthew Beaton is partnering with shellfish stakeholders to establish a Massachusetts Shellfish Initiative Task Force.  The Task Force includes representatives of commercial shellfishermen, shellfish farmers, recreational harvesters, restoration groups, and municipalities, as well as legislative and executive office members, in an effort to […]

Oysters deployed for restoration of Pumicestone Passage

Just before Christmas, the team at Restore Pumicestone Passage, along with incredible help from the OzFish Unlimited volunteers, manufactured 80 besser modules and prepared them ready for shellfish reef restoration deployment into Pumicestone Passage on Bribie Island, Queensland. Find out more about the project here: