Articles by Rhode Island Sea Grant

Rhode Island’s resort economy

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Maury Klein The ocean has always driven the Rhode Island economy, whether it be for fishing, commerce, recreation, or simply escaping the heat of summer. An economy [Read More]

Sand Mine

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Meredith Haas After Superstorm Sandy in 2012, bulldozers, trucks, dredges, and barges were put to use hauling sand from every available source to restore beaches that [Read More]

Water View

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Ellen Liberman OCEANFRONT. New construction designed with architectural grace & quality craftsmanship affording panoramic views of Pt. Judith Refuge and Block Island [Read More]

Narragansett Bay Watershed

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Elizabeth C. Smith and Emi Uchida Our natural systems provide myriad goods and services, but we often don’t think about exactly how valuable those goods and services are [Read More]

The Shuckin’ Truck

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Carol McCarthy On a blazing July night at Narragansett Town Beach, The Shuckin’ Truck stands out among the wheeled vendors selling pizza, hot dogs, and vegan [Read More]

Other Minds

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Hugh Markey Search YouTube for terms like octopus or cuttlefish—members of the class of cephalopods—and typical results fall into two categories. The first reflects [Read More]

Help Wanted

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Elaine Lembo In a place with nearly 400 miles of coastline, a place whose nickname is the Ocean State, you’d think filling jobs in the marine trades industry would be a [Read More]

The Narrow Edge

July 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

by Hugh Markey If Tierra del Fuego isn’t the end of the earth, it’s pretty close. The desolate landscape that comprises the southernmost tip of South America has no [Read More]
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