The Outlaw Ocean: Book Review

The Outlaw Ocean: Book Review JOURNEYS ACROSS THE LAST UNTAMED FRONTIER By Ian Urbina By Monica Allard Cox | Photographs courtesy of The Outlaw Ocean Project THERE IS A STORY YOU KNOW—say, the controversy surrounding Japanese “research” whaling in the Antarctic. Then...

Catching a Break

Catching a Break FISHERMEN, OYSTER GROWERS EXPLORE NEW MARKETS AS COVID TRANSFORMS SEAFOOD INDUSTRY By Kate Masury | Photographs by Jesse Burke Cover Image: Briana and James Leonard market their catch to customers through social media and their website, which includes...

The Graying of the Bay

The Graying of the Bay There’s a statue that stands in the courtyard of the Warwick Public Library. It’s an oversized depiction of a quahogger, rake in hand, two bulging bags of the shellfish by his side, and a Labrador Retriever for company. The statue is called “The...

Meet the Apprentices

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...