Could mussels fix coastal erosion? Ecologists are working to find out
More than 40% of the salt marsh in Massachusetts has dwindled since colonial times, and much of what’s left is threatened by sea level rise, development and pollution.
Ecologists are now studying whether a small creature called a “ribbed mussel” could help. WBUR’s Barbara Moran reports.
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