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Picking Up the Pieces in Westerly

The Andrea, like so many businesses along R.I.’s southern shore, are trying to keep pace with erosion, flooding, and storms.

"Vibrio Control Plan" to Protect Rhode Island Farmed Oysters

A new management plan seeks to reduce illness from a naturally-occurring bacteria that can become a public health issue if shellfish are mishandled.

Objections to Aquaculture in Rhode Island

Rhode Island shellfish farms face increasing opposition from nearby residents, recreational-use proponents, commercial interests, and at times regulatory agencies.

“Hurricane Rhody”: Are we prepared for the worst-case scenario?

Hurricane season is upon us, and outdated forecasting models may not adequately prepare Rhode Island for the next devastating storm.