A University effort to fund science-and-outreach projects addressing real-life issues challenging Rhode Island seafood industries drew dozens to a recent event at the Bay Campus.Continue reading "URI PRESS: Science & Outreach Collaborations for Sustainable Seafood event brings together members of seafood industry, researchers"
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"
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"
Rashid Sumaila, a leading Canadian bioeconomics and marine ecosystem researcher, will speak at the University of Rhode Island’s Honors Colloquium, “Sustaining Our Shores,” Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m.Continue reading "Professor, Canada Research Chair to discuss ‘Infinity Fish: Economics and the Future of Fish and Fisheries’ at URI Honors Colloquium Oct. 19"
Prominent women in Rhode Island’s coastal community discuss the challenges the Ocean State faces and the work that has yet to be done.Continue reading "Six Prominent Women Guide Response to R.I.’s Coastal Changes"
URI Coastal Resources Center director J.P. Walsh gave a presentation to the URI Graduate School of Oceanography community on November 18, 2020 titled, “The Coastal Resources Center: Bringing Science and Solutions to Communities and Citizens.”Continue reading "Coastal Resources Center presentation by J.P. Walsh"
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"
Since its founding in 1961, GSO has been a leader in the study and exploration of the world’s oceans and has garnered significant national and international recognition of Rhode Island as a leader in oceanography and marine science. GSO has also focused on coastal environments that are so important to Rhode Island and the nation. […]Continue reading "Vote YES ON 2: Ocean Science for the Ocean State"
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’"