Ocean Planning to Balance Demands of Coastal Waters

In case you missed Capitol Hill’s Ocean Week, sponsored by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, here’s a segment of OceansLive...

Aquaculture is Agriculture: R.I. Shellfish Management Plan Updates

Since the November launch of Rhode Island’s Shellfish Management Plan (SMP), research and outreach efforts have continued, and the SMP...

A Recipe for Disaster: Climate, Coastal Urbanization, and Water

Major population shifts from rural to urban areas are creating challenges for many environments and landscapes, especially along the coasts...

Marine Industrial Revolution: Human Impacts on the Ocean

In the past 500 years, nearly 500 animal extinctions have occurred on land while scientists have observed only 15 losses...

Making Sense of Uncertainty: What do Climate Models Tell Us?

“Models are always wrong, but they can be useful,” said Claudia Tebaldi, a statistician at the National Center for Atmospheric...

Power Struggle: Wind Energy in New England

By Dick Dahl | Courtesy of Roger Williams University Law Magazine   Cape Wind was positioned with what would’ve been the nation’s...

New Tools for Coastal Resilience

To better adapt to future flooding and erosion, storms and sea level rise, Rhode Island is underway in developing the...

Marine Debris is Everyone’s Problem: 2015 Ocean Summit

“Marine debris isn’t just a sailor’s problem, it’s all of our problem,” said Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo at the...

Sacred Symbol: Beauty of Wampum

41˚N Rhode Island’s Ocean and Coastal Magazine Winter 2015  by Sarah Schumann | photographs by Acacia Johnson   Allen Hazard,...

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