Oysters and Clams Can be Farmed Together

Rutgers study finds raising multiple species in the same area could benefit shellfish aquaculture Eastern oysters and three species of clams can be farmed together and flourish, potentially boosting profits of shellfish growers, according to a Rutgers University–New Brunswick study. Though diverse groups of species often outperform single-species groups, most bivalve farms in the United States and around the world grow their …

#EOAS in the News: Coastal Scientists Prepare to Retreat from Field Station Threatened by Rising Seas

Researchers who study our vulnerable shorelines are moving to higher ground By Jon Hurdle, NJ Spotlight Scientists at a coastal research station that studies how rising sea levels are threatening Shore communities and the environment are preparing to move their work inland to escape worsening flooding and erosion on an isolated peninsula near Tuckerton. The Rutgers University Marine Field Station …

#EOAS in the News: Something in the Air with Tony Broccoli, Rutgers Meteorology Professor

By Joe Martucci, The Press of Atlantic City Meteorologist Joe Martucci chats with his old Rutgers University Meteorologist Professor and current chair of the Department of Environmental Science at Rutgers, Tony Broccoli. Broccoli tells a few stories about his edible last name and what got him interested in the weather (2:45). He then discusses how he made the career move …

Mother Earth: Another COVID-19 Victim?

Two EOAS faculty members describe the ways COVID-19 might impact New Jersey’s waterways and water quality By Carol Peters Looking for hand sanitizer, spray disinfectants, cleaning wipes, paper towels, and toilet paper? You are probably now out of luck. These products and others have already disappeared from stores all over New Jersey. As global nations work to block transmission of …

Sustainability Town Hall

Students, panelists discuss diversity’s role By Craig Winston A vision of how Rutgers might reach sustainability began to take shape when administrators, students and members of the community came together for a Sustainability Town Hall last week. More than 200 people gathered at the College Avenue Student Center to hear six panelists in an open forum about sustainability and the ravages of …

How is Climate Change Affecting New Jersey?

EOAS Director Dr. Robert Kopp recently contributed to a special piece on NJTV about New Jersey’s climate change threats. The full article can be found here.