Tag: ecosystem

Deepwater Horizon Oil Found in Food

A study led by East Carolina University, with compadres from the University of Maryland, Oregon State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the U.S. Geological Survey, (but not any universities from Louisiana, Alabama, Florida or Mississippi?) confirmed that oil has affected the Gulf’s ecosystem not only during the blowout, but is also still entering the food system.

Oysters Disappearing Worldwide

Oysters are a popular item on many Valentine’s Day menus because of their reputation as an aphrodisiac. But a new study suggests that these succulent mollusks might disappear from the dining table one day soon.