New Wave of Research to Focus on Social Dimensions of American Offshore Wind Energy

The first wind farm in the nation is now operational off the coast of Block Island. This five-turbine project, intended...

Quahogs by Jessica Langlois

Narragansett Bay Recovers from Algal Bloom, Shellfish Safe

An unprecedented algal bloom that spanned from Long Island to Maine triggered a shellfishing ban in Narragansett Bay for most...

Sen. Whitehouse Touts Rhode Island’s Resiliency from Senate Floor

Earlier this month, Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse presented to his peers his 151st speech on climate change. He addressed...

Consent Needed for Aquaculture Expansion

The history and future of the 5% Rule for aquaculture in Rhode Island salt ponds. The amount of cultured oysters...

Coastal Career Day Offers Reassurance and Advice

The first steps into any career can depend a lot upon the state of the economy, said speakers at The...

Ninigret Aquaculture Tour

From the early morning to late afternoon, oyster farmers stride waist-deep in Ninigret Pond harvesting oysters for a nearby floating...

Climate Change Threat to Home Septic Systems

A team of researchers from the University of Rhode Island (and supported by Rhode Island Sea Grant) is recommending that...

Tour the Block Island Wind Farm

  THIS TOUR IS FULL Deepwater Wind has completed construction of the nation’s first offshore wind farm off the coast...

Flooding visualization

You Are Here: Mapping how sea level rise and flooding will affect your home

If you live in any of Rhode Island’s 21 coastal municipalities, you will soon be able to find out exactly...

Sustainable Solutions for Fiberglass Boats

Imagine all the power boats and sailing vessels that dot Rhode Island waters, especially in the heat of the summer, ending...

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