Malaysia seizes 300kg of pangolin scales

Malaysian customs officers have seized almost 300 kilograms of pangolin scales being smuggled through the main airport, officials said on Tuesday.

Chesapeake Bay pollution extends to early 19th century

Humans began measurably and negatively impacting water quality in the Chesapeake Bay in the first half of the 19th century, according to a study of eastern oysters by researchers at The University of Alabama.

US Gulf oyster harvest nose-dives since BP spill

Gulf Coast oyster harvests have declined dramatically in the four years since a BP PLC oil well blew in the U.S.'s worst offshore oil disaster, spilling millions of gallons off Louisiana's coast in 2010.

Japan scientists study oyster 'language'

Scientists in Japan have begun studying the "language" of oysters in an effort to find out what they are saying about their environment.

Oyster shells are a scientific treasure trove

The breakdown of the seasonality pattern marked a period of dramatic climate change 16–12 million years ago. This is the finding of an analysis of fossil oyster shells from the area around Vienna. The growth in calcium ...

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