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Hurricane season is upon us, and outdated forecasting models may not adequately prepare Rhode Island for the next devastating storm.

The Secret Life of Whelks

Local fisherman leads effort to better understand, manage whelk fishery.

Building on Borrowed Time

Rhode Island coastal communities grappling with extensive erosion are looking for solutions, that in the end, may all be temporary.