Ocean Acidification, Wildfires Are Taking Their Toll On The Pacific Northwest

U.S.-China Talks On Shellfish Ban Lead To New Testing For Contaminants

Cantwell in Senate Floor Speech: “Ocean Acidification Kills Jobs”

During all-night Senate Climate session, Cantwell warns climate change’s impact on jobs is felt ‘today”.  Read more

The 15 most delicious oysters any American could hope to eat

Because we wanted to provide you with the knowledge you need to order the most beautiful bivalves no matter where you are, we asked oyster expert/Shucked author Erin Byers Murray to select her favorite salty, slippery gems from all over the US (and Canada). Click here to see what she picked.

Farmed Geoduck Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch

After many years the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch assessment of farmed geoducks is done and the link went live today.  It is a “best choice” – their highest rating! Seafood Watch Fact Sheet

2014 Annual Conference Call for Presentations

The 68th Annual Shellfish Conference & Tradeshow is Sept. 21-24, 2014 in Vancouver, WA.  Abstract titles due May 1st.  2014 Call for Presentations

World Ocean Council Internship Opportunity

About the WOC Intern Program
The WOC Internship Program provides opportunities for early-career professionals and graduate degree students to participate in our growing international, cross-sectoral industry leadership alliance on “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. Click here for full internship description.

China’s ban on some US clams threatens shellfish industry

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