In the Media
The problem is plastics don’t degrade, breaking down into ever finer pieces that become virtually impossible to recover – leaving them to alter coastal and ocean ecosystems in ways we have yet to understand.
Qualified individuals are invited to submit applications to the Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship national competition. Selected...
October is National Seafood Month – a distinction proclaimed by Congress over 30 years century ago to recognize one of our nation's oldest...
Extreme high tides are coming to coastal Rhode Island, and planners need your photos. As sea level rises, some of Rhode Island's low-lying coastal...
URI Coastal Fellows investigate the location, concentration, and movement of microplastics in Narragansett Bay.
Publicly owned wetlands are being eyed for long-term carbon reduction.
Offshore turbines and other renewable energy structures can have beneficial impacts on seafloor habitats and fish communities, said researchers from...
Oysters have been shown to improve water quality, so researchers decided to investigate what happens to the seafloor soils beneath oyster farms where copious amounts of poop hit the ground.
Planners, members of the fishing industry, and developers share what went well with Block Island Wind Farm—and what could have gone better—to aid...
In the Media
Over 130 people participated in the webinar. The “Learning As We Go” session addressed “Effects on the Food Web” and featured two guest speakers who have studied offshore wind farms in Europe for a number of years. Read more >>
How RI’s Shellfish Industry is Innovating During Coronavirus
Turning the wind’s kinetic energy into electrical power is gaining popularity, so much so that 2,000 offshore wind turbines could be erected off the East Coast in the next 10 years. Read more >>
The term “blue economy” has been popping up in headlines and economic outlines with increasing frequency during the past 10 years. Read more >>