April 18, 2023 – Providence JournalContinue reading "Would healthier commercial fishermen catch more? URI wants to study health of RI commercial fishermen."
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"
Jennifer McCann addresses what the term “blue economy” means for Rhode Island, and discusses a new GSO report about its importance to the Ocean State.Continue reading "Ocean State Wades Into Buttressing Its Blue Economy"
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"
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’"
Providence Business News – URI Coastal Resources Center’s Jennifer McCann mentionedContinue reading "URI’s McCann receives international prize for ocean work"
Jennifer McCann, director of U.S. coastal programs for the Coastal Resources Center at the University of Rhode Island and extension director of Rhode Island Sea Grant, has received an international award for her work in coastal and ocean planning. McCann is the recipient of the 2017 Peter Benchley Ocean Award for her Rhode Island Ocean […]Continue reading "URI’s Coastal Resources Center wins 2017 Peter Benchley Ocean Award"