• Oysters play a huge role in keeping the oceans clean - but we're killing up to 90% of them in some areas

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Oysters play a large role in keeping the sea clean and full of life.
    Just one oyster can filter up to 50 gallons of water a day, removing pollutants and chemicals.
    But the populations of oysters around the world have collapsed.
    Now scientists are looking to reintroduce them in areas like the Solent, an area of sea off southern England that has had its population devastated.
    Oysters play a big role in removing pollution from the sea, preventing erosion and helping other sea life to flourish - but a global population collapse has transformed the oceans.
    Around the world, 85% of oyster beds...
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