Green Harbors Project

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

In the Media

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  • Oysters Are an Ecologist’s Best Friend ›

    Wellesley College, December 08, 2016

    Green Harbors Project Director Anamarija Frankić talks about her past and present work to establish oyster beds and revolutionize the health and function of Boston’s harbor.
  • Seawalls only a short-term solution ›

    The Providence Journal, December 18, 2015

    Associate Lecturer Anamarija Frankić talks about some of the green strategies that can be used to protect area coastlines from rising sea levels.
  • Oyster Restoration Seen as Essential for Future Habitat ›

    Fisherman's Voice, December 01, 2015

    Anamarija Frankić, director of the Green Harbors Project, says restoring oyster beds would improve coastal water quality, increase biodiversity, and protect shorelines from storms and erosion.
  • A Truly Miraculous Creature ›

    Yankee Magazine, October 27, 2015

    Green Harbors Project Director Anamarija Frankić is profiled for her work to restore oyster habitats.
  • Ecosystem-Based Management the Focus of Workshop ›

    Fishermen's Voice, May 01, 2015

    Anamarija Frankić, director of the Green Harbors Project, was a panelist at a workshop to discuss ecosystem-based management. Frankić said that her work—to restore oyster beds on Cape Cod on the one hand, and to help people in Zanzibar on the other hand—proved to be a good illustration of the interconnectedness of nature, offering a global perspective while also proving that people can make change at the local level.
  • Long live the briny bivalve: Oyster propagation extolled in Wareham ›

    Wicked Local Wareham, April 30, 2015

    Anamarija Frankić, director of the Green Harbors Project, spoke at a lecture series in conjunction with the Wareham Village Association’s second annual Wareham Oyster Festival. "One of our goals is to create oyster nurseries in Cape Cod waters," she said.
  • Graduate Students lauded for summer research ›

    SouthCoastToday, August 15, 2014

    UMass Boston graduate student Deniz Bertuna has spent his summer conducting research for his master's degree in environmental science for the Green Harbors Project at its Wellfleet Harbor research area.
  • UMass Boston-led team studies Savin Hill Cove ›

    Dorchester Reporter, June 05, 2014

    Anamarija Frankić, director of the Green Harbors Project at UMass Boston, is leading a team tasked with studying water quality in Savin Hill Cove this summer.
  • Learning to Live by Nature’s Underlying Principles ›

    Sound Magazine, December 04, 2013

    Anamarija Frankić, director of UMass Boston's Green Harbors Project, is interviewed about GHP, which she created expressly to provide assistance to coastal communities in addressing and solving their local issues.
  • Creating Conditions Conducive To Life: The First Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference ›

    Triple Pundit, July 04, 2013

    Last month, UMass Boston played host to the 7th Annual Biomimicry Education Summit, and the first ever Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference. The second day of the conference featured a panel of architects and city planners who discussed ways to build cities that replace the ecosystems disturbed by urban development. Panelists mentioned ideas as simple as green roofs, and as complex as creating buildings that actually produce rainclouds.
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