Health alarm: Goa's oysters have high cadmium traces

Cadmium is toxic, carcinogenic and teratogenic and has a tendency to accumulate in one's lungs and kidneys over time. 

Feb 18, 2016, 15:59 PM IST

Oysters may use sound to select home

Scientists have found that young oysters depend on the sound of the reef when deciding where to settle in for the rest of their lives.

Nov 02, 2013, 11:33 AM IST

Oysters disappearing worldwide: Study

Mollusks are disappearing fast and 85% of their reefs have been lost due to disease, over-harvesting.

Feb 03, 2011, 15:38 PM IST

Oysters could disappear in next 100 years due to ‘acidic oceans’

CO2 released into atmosphere causes acidification of oceans.

Nov 07, 2010, 14:19 PM IST

High CO2 levels put oysters in trouble

Oysters are in serious trouble due to high level of CO2, caused by human behaviour.

Aug 06, 2010, 13:49 PM IST