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Do You Like What You See? Aquaculture Meeting Addresses Use Conflicts

Aquaculture initiative seeks to resolve differences among shellfish growers, municipalities, and the state agency in charge of managing public trust...

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...

Oysters’ Guts May Help Reduce Coastal Pollution

A recent study by Sea Grant-funded researchers from Boston University supports the notion that oyster reef restoration and aquaculture efforts...

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Shellfish Farm Tour Highlights Challenges to Industry

Everyone, it seems, agrees that Rhode Island-grown oysters are among the best to be had at raw bars and restaurants...

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...

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...

March 27: How Oysters Alter Coastal Waters

JOIN US for a discussion on new research looking at how oysters – which can filter over a gallon of water every...

Researchers Assess Community Support for Shellfish Aquaculture in Rhode Island

Over the past 20 years, the amount of submerged land used for aquaculture in Rhode Island has been growing steadily,...

Aquaculture in Ninigret Pond

State of Aquaculture in Rhode Island Salt Ponds

Join us for this public event focused on the state of aquaculture in Rhode Island’s salt ponds. The program will feature...

shucking shellfish at RI Shellfish Initiative launch

Rhode Island Shellfish Initiative to Bolster Shellfishing, Aquaculture, and Bay Health

Aquaculture and shellfishing are multi-million dollar industries in Rhode Island, but there are challenges to both industries’ continued growth. On...

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