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How students use oysters to save shorelines and “Take Back the Harbor”

Premiered: December 18, 2018 | 0:08:01

New York City isn’t just a concrete jungle. It’s also an island — and oysters are saving New York’s eroding harbor. However, it’s the high schoolers at the Billion Oyster Project who are helping to turn the tide on decades of neglect and restoring the health of the city’s waterways, according to our partners at MetroFocus.

For more information on the Billion Oyster Project, click here.

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