Fiberglass Boat Recycling Pilot Project Gets Boost from 11th Hour Racing

Rhode Island Sea Grant and the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association have received a grant from 11th Hour Racing to continue efforts to develop new and environmentally sound methods for disposing of vessels for cement production.

Winners of Research-Scholarship Photo Contest

Over 300 University of Rhode Island students submitted images ranging from electron microscopy and computerized imaging to polar exploration and underwater archeology.

Chlorine: Killing Pathogens, Not Aquatic Life

Chlorine is the main disinfectant used by wastewater treatment plants to help reduce nitrogen loads into Narragansett Bay. To make sure it only kills bacteria and viruses, sulfur dioxide is used to remove residual chlorine, leaving the effluent virtually toxin free.

Clear Water Raises Concerns for Fishermen

Fishermen and aquaculturists report different perceptions of changes in Narragansett Ba

We are the Landscape

Lorén Spears shares native history on how the natural world and changing seasons have long been the hub of Narragansett life

The Murder Mystery of Winter Flounder

Researchers investigate what, or who is responsible for the historically low numbers of winter flounder in Narragansett Bay. Preliminary results point to warming temperatures and more predators.