A Bite of the Ocean

    It’s August, and we’re finally getting a day without stifling humidity. The flowers outside Chef Rizwan Ahmed’s home seem renewed by the recent rain. The decline in temperatures means the chef can entertain with the windows open, a gentle breeze tickling...

Benefi-shell Recycling

    Jayne Merner Senecal roots through a buzzing pile of rich brown compost to pluck out one of the most powerful components in the mix—a clam shell, with the slick sheen of viscera and a vein of green sand. Shells, a natural marine byproduct that ends up on...

Catching Quahog Crooks

It’s a beautiful fall day on Narragansett Bay. After a week of humid, 80-degree days, temperatures have dropped to the mid-60s. Chill runs through the air, but no wind. Environmental police officers Kevin Snow and Charlie Jackman—members of the Rhode Island Department...

Keeping the Past Alive

    The bright red sails catch the late October sun as they are hauled one by one up the massive, 86-foot masts. They tower over the smaller, more modern sailboats and motorboats cruising through Newport Harbor. There’s a steady southwest wind that fills the...

Meet the Apprentices

“I couldn’t feel my hands and they hurt to bend. I had never used my hands that way before,” says Evan Adams, describing how he felt after his first week as a deckhand on the fishing vessel Harvest Moon out of Point Judith. “I didn’t want to do it anymore because I...

Second Harvest: Recycling Marine Debris

Galilee Port Manager Daniel Costa, atop the dumpster, and Jason Howell, the superintendent of state piers, manning the front loader, wrestled a clot of discarded otter trawl nets into the 30-yard receptacle in the Port of Galilee. For three months, the fishing fleet...

A Bite of the Ocean

    It’s August, and we’re finally getting a day without stifling humidity. The flowers outside Chef Rizwan Ahmed’s home seem...

Benefi-shell Recycling

    Jayne Merner Senecal roots through a buzzing pile of rich brown compost to pluck out one of the most powerful components in...

Catching Quahog Crooks

It’s a beautiful fall day on Narragansett Bay. After a week of humid, 80-degree days, temperatures have dropped to the mid-60s. Chill runs...

Keeping the Past Alive

    The bright red sails catch the late October sun as they are hauled one by one up the massive, 86-foot masts. They tower over...

Meet the Apprentices

“I couldn’t feel my hands and they hurt to bend. I had never used my hands that way before,” says Evan Adams, describing how he felt after...

Second Harvest: Recycling Marine Debris

Galilee Port Manager Daniel Costa, atop the dumpster, and Jason Howell, the superintendent of state piers, manning the front loader,...

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