URI PRESS: Science & Outreach Collaborations for Sustainable Seafood event brings together members of seafood industry, researchers

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.

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URI Coastal Resources Center lands $15 million to help countries, communities tackle unsustainable fishing practices in Pacific Islands region

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.

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Professor, Canada Research Chair to discuss ‘Infinity Fish: Economics and the Future of Fish and Fisheries’ at URI Honors Colloquium Oct. 19

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.

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Vote YES ON 2: Ocean Science for the Ocean State

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. […]

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URI’s Coastal Resources Center leads major statewide initiative on Rhode Island’s ‘blue economy’

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.

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