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...

National Geographic's Open Explorer

Open Explorer, The Breathing Bay

Sea Grant funded-researcher, Wally Fulweiler, features her work in National Geographic’s Open Explorer – a digital storytelling platform that allows...

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...

Winners of the 2019 Sea Grant-URI Research & Scholarship Photo Contest

Matthew Palasciano, a geological oceanography undergraduate student, took first place in the Research & Scholarship Photo Contest co-sponsored by Rhode...

March 27: How Oysters Alter Coastal Waters

JOIN US for a discussion on new research looking at how oysters – which can filter over a gallon of water every...

Block Island Wind Farm

Recreational and Commercial Fishermen View the Block Island Wind Farm Through a Different Lens

By Todd McLeish | Courtesy of URI Today KINGSTON, R.I. – January 10, 2019 – Commercial fishermen have very different...

Rhode Island Sea Grant Call for Research Proposals for $2 Million Investment

Narragansett––Rhode Island Sea Grant is now accepting pre-proposal submissions for research projects that will be funded from February 1, 2020...

Rhode Island Sound’s Role in Fueling Harmful Algal Blooms in Narragansett Bay

Anchored boats and buoys slowly emerge from and vanish back into the fog that lays thick across the water’s surface...

The Murder Mystery of Narragansett Bay’s Winter Flounder

For decades, winter flounder have been disappearing from Narragansett Bay, but the question remains: What, or who, is killing them...

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