Want to protect New York from future storms? Plant some oysters. They soften waves’ impact and filter water, allowing marshes to take root and protect our shores. Let’s bring back the oysters that used to number in the trillions in New York’s harbor, that we have nearly eaten out of existence. 

Share this image if you oyster NY! 

For more information, see these two NY Times articles from the past week: http://nyti.ms/TGiGST http://nyti.ms/UdZeti