The URI community joined university and elected officials at the Bay Campus for a ribbon-cutting of the new pier.Continue reading "Ribbon-cutting for new pier at URI’s Narragansett Bay Campus ushers in new era"
URI researchers aim to improve quality of life for fishermen, possibly increasing fish landing and impacting the blue economy.Continue reading "Nursing study to examine commercial fishermen’s health"
What if there was a way to avoid the problem of plastic pollution while still reaping the benefits of a networked ocean? A group co-led by GSO’s Melissa Omand is about to put their biodegradable bioplastic to the test.Continue reading "Fantastic Bioplastic"
The Coastal Resources Center and its partners have been awarded a $15 million grant to address the social and ecological drivers of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the Pacific Islands region.Continue reading "URI Coastal Resources Center lands $15 million to help countries, communities tackle unsustainable fishing practices in Pacific Islands region"
Dr. Paula Bontempi, Dean of the Graduate School of Oceanography joins the Blue Economy Podcast to discuss how the world of academia is preparing students to take ocean exploration and research to the next level.Continue reading "Dean Paula Bontempi on the Blue Economy Podcast"
Experts from the URI Graduate School of Oceanography will participate in the next edition of The Ocean Race Summits.Continue reading "GSO joins The Ocean Race Summits’ return to Newport, R.I."
URI has appointed NASA scientist Paula S. Bontempi as dean of the Graduate School of Oceanography. Bontempi is an alumna of GSO and a biological oceanographer for more than 25 years.Continue reading "URI appoints NASA scientist to lead Graduate School of Oceanography"
Jennifer McCann of URI GSO’s Coastal Resources Center weighs in on the $5 billion-and-growing blue economy in Rhode Island.Continue reading "Rhode Island’s blue economy potential"
NOAA to work with a consortium of five institutions, led by URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography, exploring and mapping more than 3 billion acres of America’s ocean territory.Continue reading "NOAA announces $94-million ocean exploration institute led by URI"
URI’s Coastal Resources Center is leading a statewide initiative to document Rhode Islan’s robust “Blue Economy’’ – the vast array of businesses, industries and institutions tied to the state’s waters.Continue reading "URI’s Coastal Resources Center leads major statewide initiative on Rhode Island’s ‘blue economy’"