Protecting Historic Structures and Cultural Treasures from Rising Waters

By PEARL MACEK | Courtesy ecoRI News  NEWPORT, R.I. — “We can’t stop it anymore,” said John Englander, an oceanographer...

Time to Disclose Threats to Coastal Property Buyers?

Rhode Island doesn’t require disclosure to potential property buyers of future sea level rise and other climate-related threats. Is it...

Marine and Boat Operators Warned to Prepare for Sea Level Rise

By Parimal M. Rohit | Courtesy of the Log, California’s Boating and Fishing News Rhode Island Sea Grant Coastal Extension Specialist...

Tracking Sand: Scientist researches sea level rise, erosion in RI

As global climate change increasingly becomes an issue of international political concern, a URI scientist is conducting research to better...

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....

StormTools Demonstration in North Kingstown Helps Residents Understand Flood Risk

On July 8th, Janet Freedman, coastal geologist for the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council met with a group of...

New Tools for Coastal Resilience

To better adapt to future flooding and erosion, storms and sea level rise, Rhode Island is underway in developing the...

Battle With The Sea: Helping Salt Marshes Adapt To Rapidly Rising Seas

Courtesy of Rhode Island Public Radio By: Ambar Espinoza / RIPR Rhode Island is losing salt marshes at an alarming...

STORMTOOLS Sets Up RI Coast for Resiliency

Rhode Island communities are stepping up to a national challenge in planning for sea level and storms at a local level. In...

Are the Costs of Resiliency Worthwhile?

The added costs for more resilient infrastructure are causing tension as coastal communities grapple with how to recover, and to...

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