Glenmorangie restores oyster reef to clean up distillery waste and store CO2

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(L-R) Alex Robertson-Jones and Prof Bill Sanderson inspect DEEP’s native European oysters from the Dornoch Firth | Credit: Heriot-Watt University
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(L-R) Alex Robertson-Jones and Prof Bill Sanderson inspect DEEP’s native European oysters from the Dornoch Firth | Credit: Heriot-Watt University

The sustainable oyster reef in Dornoch Firth will help to purify the water and could act as a carbon store

A partnership between Glenmorangie Distillery and scientists from Heriot-Watt University has succeeded in returning 20,000 oysters to Dornoch Firth, on the north eastern coast of Scotland, as part of a...

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