Recreation and Climate in Coastal Salt Ponds

Rhode Island can expect to see some changes to its coastal recreation landscape and economy as temperatures rise rapidly with...

Protecting Historic Structures and Cultural Treasures from Rising Waters

By PEARL MACEK | Courtesy ecoRI News  NEWPORT, R.I. — “We can’t stop it anymore,” said John Englander, an oceanographer...

Aquaculture and Recreation Vie for Salt Pond Use

By LEIGH VINCOLA | Courtesy of ecoRI News  Rhode Island’s aquaculture industry is on a steady rise, and people with a...

Time to Disclose Threats to Coastal Property Buyers?

Rhode Island doesn’t require disclosure to potential property buyers of future sea level rise and other climate-related threats. Is it...

Ocean SAMP Celebrates Success after 5 years

By Shaun Kirby | Courtesy of RICentral NARRAGANSETT—“When this process began, no one was confident that it would work,” said...

Mallows Bay Ship Graveyard a Map for Rhode Island

Site suggests the future for Bold Point’s wrecks. Mallows Bay, a remote stretch of the Potomac River in Maryland, 30...

Prentice Stout shows campers a moon snail egg mass.

Prentice Stout Paints a Portrait of Point Judith Pond

“Why is Point Judith important? It’s important because it’s important to me. And it’s important to some of you too,...

A Symptom of Modern Times | Invasive Species and Marine Debris

The unexpected consequences of natural disasters… West Coast beachcombers have treasured the rare sightings of Japanese glass floats; spherical buoys...

Minimizing Wind Damage from Storms

By Ambar Espinoza | Courtesy of Rhode Island Public Radio The Hurricane of 1938 toppled some 275 million trees across...

Marine and Boat Operators Warned to Prepare for Sea Level Rise

By Parimal M. Rohit | Courtesy of the Log, California’s Boating and Fishing News Rhode Island Sea Grant Coastal Extension Specialist...

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