“Living Shorelines” Can Fortify Our Coastlines … A Solution at Work in New Jersey’s Raritan Bay

A "living wall" of oysters in the South Atlantic. Photo: Alison M. Jones for No Water No Life By Meredith Comi, Restoration Program Director of the NY/NJ Baykeeper  After Hurricane Sandy, it was clear that coastal resiliency had become an immediate priority. Thus, Baykeeper began an innovative project to determine if a “Living Shoreline” of oysters could stabilize … Continue reading “Living Shorelines” Can Fortify Our Coastlines … A Solution at Work in New Jersey’s Raritan Bay

The Circles of Cultures and of Water

By Alison Jones, Executive Director of No Water No Life In the 1970’s my mother gave me Touch the Earth: A Self-Portrait of Indian Existence by T. C. McLuhan (1971). I was intrigued by the sepia photographs of Native Americans by Edward S. Curtis. After reading Timothy Egan’s book on Curtis (The Short Nights of a Shadow Catcher, 2012), … Continue reading The Circles of Cultures and of Water