Clear Water Raises Concerns for Fishermen

If attendees at the Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium were united by a concern about the health of...

Shellfish Shorts: The Business of Shellfish

Commercial shellfishing is an important part of Rhode Island’s food economy. Michael McGiveney, a longtime shellfisherman, and Conor McManus, a marine biologist,...

Quahog Research Fleet Video Release

To celebrate a successful Quahog Week, the Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation has released a short film showcasing the work of...

Coastal State Discussion March 29 | Can Winter Flounder Survive Warmer Temperatures?

  Winter flounder dominated commercial and recreational fishing in Narragansett Bay until the 1980s. Populations have since declined to historically...

A Sinking State and a Rising Sea: Salt Marshes Provide the Answer

Rhode Island’s historic coastal cities, such as Newport and Providence, were built on ground that is slowly sinking and has...

A Sinking State: Coastal State Discussion Feb.14

Join us on Wednesday, February 14 for a discussion on the impacts land subsidence has on Rhode Island as projected sea levels...

Narragansett Bay is Changing in More Ways Than One

Narragansett Bay was reported last summer to be the cleanest it’s been in the last 150 years, an announcement that...

Scientists Venture to South Pole for Answers

Travel to one of the coldest, windiest, and most barren places on Earth does not require a passport. This isn’t...

Fishermen Say Narragansett Bay Too Clean

By Alex Kuffner | Courtesy of the Providence Journal NARRAGANSETT — Narragansett Bay is cleaner and clearer than it’s been...

2018 Applications for Coastal Management/Digital Coast Fellowship

The NOAA Office for Coastal Management is recruiting candidates for the 2018 Coastal Management/Digital Coast Fellowship Program.  This program’s mission...

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