Where Has All the Eelgrass Gone?

A slide showing two different sets of eelgrass plants glowed on the screen. The set on the left seemed stunted...

PBS Community Conversation: Is Narragansett Bay Too Clean?

Inspired by presentations and conversations generated at the Rhode Island Sea Grant Baird Science Symposium, Rhode Island PBS will be...

What’s to Blame for Decreased Productivity in Narragansett Bay?

Climate Change or Clean Water? In the talks at the 2017 Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium, two causes...

Shifting Species: Ecological Changes in Narragansett Bay

Narragansett Bay today is not what it once was 100, or even 10, years ago. Coastal development and growing populations...

Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium Proceedings: All Eyes on the Bay

Lobsters with shell disease, fewer crabs, less kelp, a water column seemingly devoid of life. More productivity in the open...

Chlorine: Killing Pathogens, Not Aquatic Life

That “pool” smell that may trigger fond memories for some while nauseating others isn’t from chlorine. It’s from chloramines, chemicals...

Clear Water Raises Concerns for Fishermen

If attendees at the Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium were united by a concern about the health of...

Algae bloom in Narragansett Bay good news for R.I. shellfish industry

By Alex Kuffner | Courtesy of the Providence Journal At the Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium held in December, some...

The Murder Mystery of Narragansett Bay’s Winter Flounder

For decades, winter flounder have been disappearing from Narragansett Bay, but the question remains: What, or who, is killing them...

Coastal State Discussion | How Winter Flounder Can Survive Warmer Temps.

Join us for a discussion on how winter flounder can survive a warming bay. Winter flounder dominated commercial and recreational...

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