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Mini-Grant: Microplastics in Delaware Bay

Microplastics—small pieces of plastic less than five millimeters long—are an emerging marine pollution issue with implications for the health of the ocean and aquatic species.

Through funding from Delaware Sea Grant (DESG), University of Delaware master's student Julie Steinberg has been...Read more

Delawareans invited to compete for swiftest oyster shucking time in Oct. 4 contest

Shucking oysters has been a commercial staple in coastal communities for more than a hundred years, with approximately 25.52 million pounds of oysters harvested annually on the East Coast, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

At...Read more

Federal funding supports oyster farming in Delaware's Inland Bays

U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) joined local and state officials, representatives from the University of Delaware and the Center for the Inland Bays to announce two federal grants to support the development of oyster farming in Delaware’s Inland...Read more