Fiberglass Boats Pose New Recycling Challenge

Rhode Island Sea Grant Director, Dennis Nixon, says that fiberglass boats are posing a new problem as “Abandoned and Derelict...

Mapping Japanese Tsunami Debris and Marine Invasions: Understanding Natural Disasters and Implications of New Species

It was 2:45 p.m. on March 11, 2011, when the Tohoku region of Japan was hit with a magnitude 9.0...

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...

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...