New Wave of Research to Focus on Social Dimensions of American Offshore Wind Energy

Rhode Island Sea Grant focuses research on improved understanding of socio-economic impacts of the Block Island wind farm.

Peter Benchley Ocean Award Recognizes Rhode Island

Rhode Island Sea Grant's Jennifer McCann has been recognized as part of the Rhode Island Ocean Special Area Management Planning Team awarded the 2017 Peter Benchley Ocean Award.

Narragansett Bay Recovers from Algal Bloom, Shellfish Safe

Shellfish are safe to eat after an unprecedented algal bloom that spanned from Long Island to Maine triggered a shellfishing ban in Narragansett Bay for most of October. Regional discussions about future research and monitoring efforts are underway.

Consent Needed for Aquaculture Expansion

The history and future of the 5% Rule for aquaculture in Rhode Island salt ponds.

Army Corps Explains Sea Level Rise Plan

Army Corps proposal to elevate over 300 homes at risk from flooding, and sea level rise projection maps were presented at Beach SAMP meeting.

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