The Murder Mystery of Narragansett Bay’s Winter Flounder

For decades, winter flounder have been disappearing from Narragansett Bay, but the question remains: What, or who, is killing them...

Researchers Assess Community Support for Shellfish Aquaculture in Rhode Island

Over the past 20 years, the amount of submerged land used for aquaculture in Rhode Island has been growing steadily,...

Quahog Hot Spots in Narragansett Bay

Some areas of Narragansett Bay, such as Barrington Beach, are well-known quahog hot spots. But how did they get that...

Cashing in on Offshore Sand Deposits

There are offshore sand deposits that could be used to replenish R.I. beaches less expensively than land-based sources - but what will the consequences be?

New URI Study to Look at Impacts of Block Island Wind Farm on Recreation & Tourism

BOEM Contracts URI for New Project to Identify Impacts of Offshore Wind Farm Analysis Focusing on Effects of Block Island Wind...

Rhode Island Sea Grant Invests $1.5M in Fisheries and Climate Research

Narragansett –– Rhode Island Sea Grant has awarded nearly $1.5 million over the next two years to research projects focused...

Aquaculture and Recreation in Coastal Salt Ponds

Resources managers seek to strike a balance between competing uses of Rhode Island's salt ponds. This research looks at people's attitudes towards aquaculture, current uses of the ponds, and what impacts climate change will have.