Underwater renewable energy structure

Offshore renewable energy improves habitat, increases fish

Offshore renewable energy installations provide fish habitat and increase the numbers of fish in the area, European researchers told American colleagues, as thousands of turbines are planned for the U.S. Atlantic. But they do present navigation hazards.

Oysters Clear the Waters, but Do They Muddy the Soil?

Courtesty of American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America If you need...

Block Island Wind Farm

Lessons from U.S.’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Planners, members of the fishing industry, and developers share what went well with Block Island Wind Farm—and what could have...

Rhode Island Sea Grant Director Receives Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree

Dennis Nixon, director of Rhode Island Sea Grant, recognized by Roger Williams University for career in marine law.

Ways to Get Local Seafood in Rhode Island

Find Rhode Island fish and shellfish retailers and restaurants, recipes, and preparation tips in this quick guide to local seafood.

Teresa Crean receives Sea Grant regional award for work on Beach SAMP

Crean recognized for role in developing Rhode Island's plan to help coastal communities address sea level rise, flooding, and erosion.

Aerial view of Superstorm Sandy damage in New Jersey

Buyout Programs Leave Homeowners and Renters at a Loss

Years-long waits for relief are just one of the problems facing federal buyout programs.

Warmer Oceans Changing Fish Populations in Narragansett Bay

By Cynthia Drummond | The Westerly Sun NARRAGANSETT — It will come as no surprise to local anglers that different...

Oyster gear

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...

Dam Liability New Climate Issue in Rhode Island

There are dozens of dams throughout Rhode Island that are considered unsafe, with one expert telling the Providence Journal, “we...

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