Kate Orff: How Can Oysters Revive New York City's Waterways?
Part 3 of theTED Radio Hour episode Circular.
About Kate Orff's TED Talk
Oysters filter water, their shells form protective reefs and habitats, and regenerate into more oyster shells. Kate Orff uses oysters to revive depleted ecosystems — like those around New York City.
About Kate Orff
In 2017, Orff became the first to win a MacArthur "Genius" Grant in the field of landscape architecture. She was also named a United States Artist Fellow.
She received her Master of Landscape Architecture from Harvard University, and is the director of Columbia University's Urban Design Program. Copyright 2020 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.