Narragansett Bay is Changing in More Ways Than One

Narragansett Bay was reported last summer to be the cleanest it’s been in the last 150 years, an announcement that...

Climate Change Threat to Home Septic Systems

A team of researchers from the University of Rhode Island (and supported by Rhode Island Sea Grant) is recommending that...

Narragansett Bay is Cleaner Than it’s Been in 150 years

Earlier in June, the “World Oceans Day Summit: Lessons from Narragansett Bay to the Global Ocean,” sponsored by the Newport-based...

Sarah Schumann’s Shellfish Heritage Tour

Rhode Island’s Shellfish Heritage: Readings from author, Sarah Schumann Author, Sarah Schumann read passages and shared her experiences writing,“Rhode Island’s...

Tell Me a Story: Redesigning Oakland Beach

"The students get exposure to the residents and stakeholders and decision makers at the local level and … to the challenges and problems that real decision makers face in moving forward with these design ideas."

A Recipe for Disaster: Climate, Coastal Urbanization, and Water

Major population shifts from rural to urban areas are creating challenges for many environments and landscapes, especially along the coasts...

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,...