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Landlubbers are trying to reduce their carbon footprint, but what about seafaring souls? Making ships and ports green is gaining momentum throughout the world thanks, in part, to efforts by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography. For the second time since the first Green Boats Workshop was held at Duke University in […]Continue reading "GSO to Host Two-Day Workshop to Promote Ways to Make Ships, Ports Greener"
When the University of Rhode Island’s research ship Endeavor topped off its 53,000 gallon fuel tanks last month, it filled up with refined biodiesel, making it the first ship in the U.S. research fleet to use the alternative fuel. It’s the first step in the University’s plan to transform the 185-foot vessel into the most energy-efficient and “green” research vessel in the country.Continue reading "Greening the ENDEAVOR"