August 11, 2023 – The Public’s RadioContinue reading "Why are we seeing more black sea bass in Rhode Island and Massachusetts?"
April 18, 2023 – Providence JournalContinue reading "Would healthier commercial fishermen catch more? URI wants to study health of RI commercial fishermen."
With the goal of balancing sustainable fisheries with a diverse seafood market, new research measured the composition of species offered in the marketplace compared to what was available in the local ecosystem.Continue reading "New study encourages harvesting, consuming wider variety of fish"
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"
A worldwide study on the impacts of bottom trawling, which accounts for a quarter of the world’s seafood harvest and can negatively affect marine ecosystems, has found that seabeds are in good health where trawl fisheries are sustainably managed.Continue reading "GSO professor part of a worldwide study on impacts of bottom trawling on health of seabeds"
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"
GSO Profile of May 2021 graduate Maggie Heinichen who developed a fisheries model for Narragansett Bay for her Ph.D. work with Jeremy Collie,Continue reading "GSO Profiles-GSO Graduate Maggie Heinichen "
Meet recent GSO graduate Nina Santos, whose research examines the competition between two important fisheries species in Narragansett Bay and southern Rhode Island — black sea bass the Atlantic cod.Continue reading "Nina Santos makes a difference by combining lifelong love for oceanography, passion for the environment"
GSO professor Jeremy Collie published a new book to illuminate the connections between ecology and fishery science.Continue reading "GSO professor publishes book on ecosystem-based fisheries management"
URI graduate students create models of the Narragansett Bay food web to see how the ecosystem will respond to change.Continue reading "Scientists Create Models to Simulate Narragansett Bay’s Changing Food Web"