Recreation and Climate in Coastal Salt Ponds

Rhode Island can expect to see some changes to its coastal recreation landscape and economy as temperatures rise rapidly with...

Protecting Historic Structures and Cultural Treasures from Rising Waters

By PEARL MACEK | Courtesy ecoRI News  NEWPORT, R.I. — “We can’t stop it anymore,” said John Englander, an oceanographer...

Aquaculture and Recreation Vie for Salt Pond Use

By LEIGH VINCOLA | Courtesy of ecoRI News  Rhode Island’s aquaculture industry is on a steady rise, and people with a...

Rhode Island Sea Grant Invests $1.5M in Fisheries and Climate Research

Narragansett –– Rhode Island Sea Grant has awarded nearly $1.5 million over the next two years to research projects focused...

Time to Disclose Threats to Coastal Property Buyers?

Rhode Island doesn’t require disclosure to potential property buyers of future sea level rise and other climate-related threats. Is it...

Touring Historic Storms in Rhode Island

“Touring Historic Storms in Rhode Island,” is a new map journal that showcases the some of the most major storms...

Ocean SAMP Celebrates Success after 5 years

By Shaun Kirby | Courtesy of RICentral NARRAGANSETT—“When this process began, no one was confident that it would work,” said...

Mallows Bay Ship Graveyard a Map for Rhode Island

Site suggests the future for Bold Point’s wrecks. Mallows Bay, a remote stretch of the Potomac River in Maryland, 30...

Prentice Stout shows campers a moon snail egg mass.

Prentice Stout Paints a Portrait of Point Judith Pond

“Why is Point Judith important? It’s important because it’s important to me. And it’s important to some of you too,...

A Symptom of Modern Times | Invasive Species and Marine Debris

The unexpected consequences of natural disasters… West Coast beachcombers have treasured the rare sightings of Japanese glass floats; spherical buoys...

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