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...

Acidification Threatens Rhode Island’s Shellfish

Rhode Island is identified in a new study as one of the top at-risk areas from ocean acidification in the nation....

Battle With The Sea: Helping Salt Marshes Adapt To Rapidly Rising Seas

Courtesy of Rhode Island Public Radio By: Ambar Espinoza / RIPR Rhode Island is losing salt marshes at an alarming...

Lessons in Applied Shellfish Farming

Courtesy of the Providence Journal BRISTOL, R.I.— If you want to become a shellfish farmer, a good place to start isn’t...

Blue mussels not yet the bellwether of NE coastal environment

The following information was released by Brown University: PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Mussels could be the perfect ‘sentinel’ species to signal the health...

The Nitrogen Cycle Lie

The nitrogen cycle seems simple. As a gas, it’s the most abundant element in the atmosphere, but it can quickly...

New Documentary on Narragansett Bay Quahogs

Narragansett Bay quahogs have not only served as a cultural icon to the state, but are also a valuable commodity...

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