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...

Bay Informed | Marine Plants

Every third breath you take is from phytoplankton (‘fīdōˈplaNGktən/) – tiny aquatic plants. Just like plants on land, they produce...

Understanding the Ocean’s Role in Absorbing Carbon Emissions

Research cruise tests new technologies As humans continue burning fossil fuels, much of the carbon emitted into the atmosphere eventually...

Truths and Half-truths: Communicating Climate Change

Special report by Barbara Moran | Courtesy of Boston University Ted Smayda was a 28-year-old assistant marine biologist, “just one of...