Retreating From the Rising Sea: Where Will Salt Marshes Go?

Rhode Island is losing its salt marshes, along with vital fisheries and wildlife habitat, as well as water quality and...

Picking Up the Pieces in Westerly

The Andrea, like so many businesses along R.I.’s southern shore, is trying to keep pace with erosion, flooding, and storms. The...

The Problem with Aquatic Invasive Species in Narragansett Bay

Several new species taking up residency in Narragansett Bay are adversely impacting the neighborhood, and are the focus of much...

Raising Objections: Hurdles for Rhode Island Aquaculture

R.I. SHELLFISH FARMS FACE INCREASING OPPOSITION by  RudiHempe photographs by Acacia Johnson   Perry  Raso’s Matunuck Oyster Bar, on the waterfront...

$200K to Find Sand

Researchers will look offshore in the hunt for sand resources to delay coastal erosion. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management...

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