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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.

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.

Harmful Algal Blooms May Lead to Drug Discoveries | Webinar April 14

Join us for a virtual discussion on why certain algal species produce toxins and how some of these compounds can be leveraged into potential drug leads to treat disease.

“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...

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...

Sole Sliders Take Top Prize

The teams arrived at the Warwick Career and Technical Center from around Rhode Island, chopping and searing, sauteing and frying,...

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...

Seafood Cook-Off to Feature Gray Sole

  High school culinary students to compete in 2019 Rhode Island Seafood Cookoff featuring gray sole Warwick Area Career &...

Overcoming Impediments to Shellfish Aquaculture: Case Studies

More than half of the population of the continental United States resides in coastal communities, which are increasingly home to...

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