Islanders Want Solutions: Beyond Adaptation Strategies

Block Island is a unique, isolated landscape with marshes, beaches, and bluffs exposed to the forces of the Atlantic Ocean....

Nature or Nurture for Sandy-Damaged Shorelines

Prior to Sandy, beaches with artificial barriers and nearby development in New York, as well as Rhode Island, had fallen...

Protecting Newport’s Drink Water | Part 1

Courtesy of Ambar Espinoza | Rhode Island Public Radio With more than 500 public drinking water suppliers in the state,...

Preparing Ports to Ride Out the Storm

DEVASTATION FROM SUPERSTORM SANDY IN 2012 is still visible along the New Jersey shore, where thousands of houses were swept away...

Sea Level Impacts on Salt Marshes: Beach SAMP updates

October, or “Salt Marsh Month” as declared by Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee to highlight this rapidly declining landscape, is winding down,...

Napatree Point a Moving Target

Napatree Point is a 1.5-mile sandy spit that separates Little Narragansett Bay from the Atlantic Ocean. It is a constantly...