Unlocking the Past is Key for the Future

Sometimes to move forward you have to go back – sometimes as far as hundreds of thousands or millions of...

How Rhode Island Can Resist Rising Seas

Gone are the days when coastal infrastructure could be built for a slowly changing environment. By Alex Kuffner | Courtesy...

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,...

Carbon: Too Much of a Good Thing

Carbon is the backbone of life. It is literally in our bones among everything else from plants and rocks to...

Predicting the Next “Superstorm”

Sandy, Irene, Katrina, Andrew, and Bob are all retired hurricane names that read like a list of exes whose wake...

Storms May Have Big Impact on Ozone, Climate

Just before an onslaught of heavy rain, howling wind, and thundering lightning, there’s often a sharp, distinctive odor in the...

Rocky Point Arch

Shoreline-ri.com: Visiting Rocky Point State Park More Than a Nostalgia Tour

I was due for a visit to Rocky Point State Park to add it to our shoreline-ri.com web app. The...

GoLocalProv Talks to RISG Director 

Rhode Island Sea Grant Director Dennis Nixon talks to GoLocalProv about Sea Grant’s impact on the state’s environment and economy and...

Shoreline-ri.com: An Afternoon at Crescent Park

One of the things I always imagined doing with my kids, before I had kids, was taking them to places...

Aerial view of the Endeavor at the URI Bay Campus

Oceanography Students Launch Ocean Science Discussion Series

Bay Informed Discussion Series: Bringing ocean science ashore! The public is invited to the kick-off talk in a new discussion series...

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