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...

Sustainable Solutions for Fiberglass Boats

Imagine all the power boats and sailing vessels that dot Rhode Island waters, especially in the heat of the summer, ending...

Nicholas Obolensky

The Drive to Effect Change Through Law

Knauss Fellow reflects on path from seafood trader to policy aide to lawyer Nicholas Obolensky, part of the Knauss Fellows class...

Discovering the Rhode Island Shore ~ Web App

Find your way to over 300 public access points on Rhode Island’s coast using new app Discovering the Rhode Island...

BayMap Sets Approach for Habitat Mapping

Prior to 2004, Rhode Island resource managers and scientists had limited and outdated means to effectively study, manage, conserve, and...

NOAA Scientist Launched Career as Knauss Fellow

A major turning point in Catalina Martinez’s career, who is now a physical scientist with NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration...

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