Making Sense of Uncertainty: What do Climate Models Tell Us?

“Models are always wrong, but they can be useful,” said Claudia Tebaldi, a statistician at the National Center for Atmospheric...

Power Struggle: Wind Energy in New England

By Dick Dahl | Courtesy of Roger Williams University Law Magazine   Cape Wind was positioned with what would’ve been the nation’s...

New Tools for Coastal Resilience

To better adapt to future flooding and erosion, storms and sea level rise, Rhode Island is underway in developing the...

Marine Debris is Everyone’s Problem: 2015 Ocean Summit

“Marine debris isn’t just a sailor’s problem, it’s all of our problem,” said Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo at the...

Sacred Symbol: Beauty of Wampum

41˚N Rhode Island’s Ocean and Coastal Magazine Winter 2015  by Sarah Schumann | photographs by Acacia Johnson   Allen Hazard,...

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Protecting Newport’s Drink Water | Part 1

Courtesy of Ambar Espinoza | Rhode Island Public Radio With more than 500 public drinking water suppliers in the state,...

Truths and Half-truths: Communicating Climate Change

Special report by Barbara Moran | Courtesy of Boston University Ted Smayda was a 28-year-old assistant marine biologist, “just one of...

An Ounce of Prevention: Probiotics Hold Potential for Shellfish Disease

Deep lacerations  scar the shells of lobsters. Entire populations of oysters die in less than 24 hours. These are the...

Preparing Ports to Ride Out the Storm

DEVASTATION FROM SUPERSTORM SANDY IN 2012 is still visible along the New Jersey shore, where thousands of houses were swept away...

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