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Do You Like What You See? Aquaculture Meeting Addresses Use Conflicts

Aquaculture initiative seeks to resolve differences among shellfish growers, municipalities, and the state agency in charge of managing public trust...

“Citizen Scientists” Needed to Photograph Flooding

Rhode Island Coastal Planners Ask Public to Use MyCoast App to Share Flood Photos With the last extreme high tides...

Researchers Look at How the Block Island Wind Farm Impacts Recreation and Tourism

Social scientists report their research results at Coastal State Discussion  “Dreamy,” “awe-inspiring,” and “majestic” are just some of the words...

Can Oysters Solve the Nitrogen Problem?

One single oyster can filter about 50 gallons of water per day. This kind of filtering power is being looked...

Remembering Hurricane ’38 to Avoid Future Disaster

“The first 72 (hours) is on you,” said Teresa Crean, Community Extension Specialist at Rhode Island Sea Grant, to a...

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...

Beach SAMP Unveils Final Chapters on Coastal Resilience Plan

By Cynthia Drummond | Courtesy of the Westerly Sun NARRAGANSETT — The developers of the latest Shoreline Change Special Area...

RISG’s Pam Rubinoff on Accelerated Sea Level Rise with WPRI

Courtesy of WPRI 12 EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The ocean is a major resource for Rhode Island and Massachusetts....

Cashing in on Offshore Sand Deposits

There are offshore sand deposits that could be used to replenish R.I. beaches less expensively than land-based sources - but what will the consequences be?

New URI Study to Look at Impacts of Block Island Wind Farm on Recreation & Tourism

BOEM Contracts URI for New Project to Identify Impacts of Offshore Wind Farm Analysis Focusing on Effects of Block Island Wind...

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