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.

Sen. Whitehouse Touts Rhode Island’s Resiliency from Senate Floor

RI Senator Sheldon Whitehouse cites Rhode Island-based Stormtools maps as examples of coastal resiliency investment for communities vulnerable to climate change.

Coastal Career Day Offers Reassurance and Advice

Professionals sat with students at The Coastal Society's Coastal Career Day to discuss future career paths in marine science, coastal management, policy and planning, and other coastal-related fields.

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