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Offshore Wind Farm Marks Milestone in Energy Development and Marine Spatial Planning

The first U.S. offshore wind farm in Rhode Island is praised by the state's investments in marine spatial planning that helped launch this next phase in renewable energy development.

Harmful Algae Species Identified in Narragansett Bay

New algae species in Narragansett Bay, the first siting in New England, draws attention to a changing ecosystem and potential future impacts to Rhode Island's shellfish.

A Sea of Inspiration

Artists Cynthia Davis and Kingsley Parker wrap up projects as the 2014 recipients of the Visual Arts Sea Grant that supports art focused on marine landscapes and heritage.

Marine Debris is Everyone's Problem: 2015 Ocean Summit

The Ocean Summit on Marine Debris was hosted during the Volvo Ocean Race in Newport to raise awareness about a growing global environmental concern that impacts all communities from Rhode Island to Sweden and China.

Sacred Symbol: Beauty of Wampum

Allen Hazard, a wampum maker and member of the Narragansett Tribe, carries on an age-old tradition of creating objects of beauty and symbolism with quahog shells.