August 11, 2023 – The Public’s RadioContinue reading "Why are we seeing more black sea bass in Rhode Island and Massachusetts?"
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’"
URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 27 in Narragansett for the Greenfins Aquaculture Facility.Continue reading "University of Rhode Island opens tuna research facility"
NOAA Sea Grant and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced that Joe Langan, a student at URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography, was selected as one of seven 2018 NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship recipients.Continue reading "GSO Student Receives NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship"
About a third of the world’s fish is caught using bottom trawling, a method that drags a net along the seabed, scooping up everything in its path. The ecological damage can be devastating. Many marine creatures—sea turtles, corals and anemones—are accidentally caught, and often die. As it scours the bottom, the trawl can also destroy […]Continue reading "URI oceanographer co-authors study on damages to seabed from different trawling methods"