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Proposed Administration Budget Aims to Eliminate Sea Grant Immediately

Loss of Rhode Island Sea Grant would impact state, University of Rhode Island An unprecedented administration proposal to cut the...

Knauss Fellow Joins US Committee on the Marine Transportation System

The US Committee on the Marine Transportation System (CMTS) welcomes Ali Mitchell who has joined the CMTS Executive Secretariat as the 2017...

Cashing in on Offshore Sand Deposits

There are offshore sand deposits that could be used to replenish R.I. beaches less expensively than land-based sources - but what will the consequences be?

Shoreline-ri.com: Rome Point

A spring-like February school vacation day is meant to be spent outdoors. Friends were posting photos of their kids skiing...

New URI Study to Look at Impacts of Block Island Wind Farm on Recreation & Tourism

BOEM Contracts URI for New Project to Identify Impacts of Offshore Wind Farm Analysis Focusing on Effects of Block Island Wind...

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...

Ninigret Aquaculture Tour

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

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