Cashing in on Offshore Sand Deposits

There are offshore sand deposits that could be used to replenish R.I. beaches less expensively than land-based sources - but what will the consequences be?

Shoreline-ri.com: Rome Point

A spring-like February school vacation day is meant to be spent outdoors. Friends were posting photos of their kids skiing...

New URI Study to Look at Impacts of Block Island Wind Farm on Recreation & Tourism

BOEM Contracts URI for New Project to Identify Impacts of Offshore Wind Farm Analysis Focusing on Effects of Block Island Wind...

New Wave of Research to Focus on Social Dimensions of American Offshore Wind Energy

The first wind farm in the nation is now operational off the coast of Block Island. This five-turbine project, intended...

Quahogs by Jessica Langlois

Narragansett Bay Recovers from Algal Bloom, Shellfish Safe

An unprecedented algal bloom that spanned from Long Island to Maine triggered a shellfishing ban in Narragansett Bay for most...

Sen. Whitehouse Touts Rhode Island’s Resiliency from Senate Floor

Earlier this month, Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse presented to his peers his 151st speech on climate change. He addressed...

Consent Needed for Aquaculture Expansion

The history and future of the 5% Rule for aquaculture in Rhode Island salt ponds. The amount of cultured oysters...

Ninigret Aquaculture Tour

From the early morning to late afternoon, oyster farmers stride waist-deep in Ninigret Pond harvesting oysters for a nearby floating...

Climate Change Threat to Home Septic Systems

A team of researchers from the University of Rhode Island (and supported by Rhode Island Sea Grant) is recommending that...

Flooding visualization

You Are Here: Mapping how sea level rise and flooding will affect your home

If you live in any of Rhode Island’s 21 coastal municipalities, you will soon be able to find out exactly...

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