ENVIRONMENT
5:24 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

Seeding New Clams and New Hope in Boston Harbor

  • Listen to Anne Mostue's story
  • WGBH science editor Heather Goldstone talks with Bob Seay about the long-term impact of seeding clams in the harbor.

THOMPSON ISLAND, Mass. — Eating seafood from Boston Harbor is a thought that may make your stomach turn, but a large team of local researchers, volunteers and students wants to change that. They've begun to cultivate large beds of soft-shell clams within city limits — the first effort of its kind in history.  This is what it sounds like.