Chesapeake Bay Oyster Wars

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The Stuff you Missed In History Class podcast has an episode about another ecosystem that was ravaged by human interests: the Chesapeake Bay oyster beds. It sounds pretty depressing, but the episode is actually very interesting and has a lot of facts about the bloody, swashbuckling and occasionally hilarious Oyster Wars.

Click here to listen.

Or click here for a podcast episode about the Dead Sea, which is a) an ecological niche, b) disappearing, and c) really, really fascinating.

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