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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...

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...

“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...

Takings Implications of Offshore Wind Energy Development

The successful installation of the Block Island Wind Farm in 2016 and its continued operation have encouraged investments in offshore...

New Study shows how eating more oysters could reduce greenhouse gas emissions

If Americans replaced 10% of their meat consumption with oysters, the greenhouse gas savings would be the equivalent of keeping...

Coastweeks: Local Impact of Climate Change, Public Panel

Join us Thursday, September 26  for a public panel on the impact of climate change in the region. In conjunction...

Communities May Be Faced with Elevating or Abandoning Coastal Highways

Coastal communities in the Ocean State will be faced with difficult choices in the not-so-distant future as the encroachment of...

Invasive Marine Species Found in Point Judith Marina

Barely the size of a marble, a small white and pink-spotted sea anemone sways gently in the same plastic bag...

Oysters’ Guts May Help Reduce Coastal Pollution

A recent study by Sea Grant-funded researchers from Boston University supports the notion that oyster reef restoration and aquaculture efforts...

Experts discuss dangers of sea level rise at Watch Hill

Courtesy of the Westerly Sun By Dale P. Faulkner WESTERLY — More than 100 people gathered Monday at Lanphear Livery...

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