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...

“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...

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