Updated July 1 at 11:29pm
Environment
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Tuesday was the day that the United States “busted its annual ecological budget,” using more resources and services than U.S. ecosystems can regenerate within the full year, according to the Global Footprint Network. more
The hundreds of acres of protected land along the Narrow River is expanding, as The Nature Conservancy on Friday announced the acquisition of an additional 161 acres in North Kingstown. more
Rhode Island will receive a $497,265 state wildlife grant to preserve the state’s wildlife and their habitats, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said this week. more
Rhode Island will receive $7.7 million this year to fund fish and wildlife conservation projects, as well as recreational opportunities and open space preservation, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
Nearly 20,000 pounds of trash, an increase of 3,101 pounds over last year, was collected during the Ocean Conservancy’s annual International Coastal Cleanup in Rhode Island by approximately 2,200 volunteers statewide. more
The fall 2015 Solarize Rhode Island campaign resulted in 250 solar contracts being signed by local residents and businesses, totaling more than 1,700 kilowatts of new clean energy capacity. more
When turbines start spinning at the first U.S. offshore wind farm near Rhode Island later this year, some energy developers will already be eyeing a bigger prize. more
The eighth annual Rhode Island Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program will be held July 31 at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy building, 7 Greenhouse Road, and at the Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, 120 Flagg Road. more
The Hope Street Merchants Association, along with industrial designer Jonathan Harris, recently unveiled a plan to install solar-powered street lamps along Hope Street. more
An 18-acre parcel stretching from West Main Road to Dundery Brook has been permanently protected, expanding the Bumblebee Preserve, according to The Nature Conservancy. more
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