Can Plankton Survive Warming Seas?

Have you ever tried to turn the lights on only to learn the switch was connected to something else entirely?...

What’s to Blame for Decreased Productivity in Narragansett Bay?

Climate Change or Clean Water? In the talks at the 2017 Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium, two causes...

Shifting Species: Ecological Changes in Narragansett Bay

Narragansett Bay today is not what it once was 100, or even 10, years ago. Coastal development and growing populations...

Winners of the Sea Grant-URI Research Photo Contest

Temitope Ogunwumi, an art/communication studies undergraduate student of from Cumberland, R.I., took first place in the Research & Scholarship Photo Contest co-sponsored...

Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium Proceedings: All Eyes on the Bay

Lobsters with shell disease, fewer crabs, less kelp, a water column seemingly devoid of life. More productivity in the open...

Shellfish Shorts: The Flavor of Oysters

Robert “Skid” Rheault, executive director of the East Coast Shellfish Growers Association, and Perry Raso, owner of Matunuck Oyster Bar, describe the “meroir”...

11th Hour Racing Issues Grant for Pilot Project on Fiberglass Boat Recycling

Rhode Island Sea Grant and the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association have received a grant from 11th Hour Racing to continue efforts on a...

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...

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