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Natural Resources
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As we mark Earth Day on April 22, it is a good time to reaffirm the idea that partnerships and working together are powerful tools for environmental protection. more
Athletic-impact-protection company G-Form this month announced a partnership with Ski Utah, a membership organization representing Utah’s alpine ski resorts. The agreement will begin with the 2016-17 ski season and makes the Providence company the group’s official protection partner. more
NEW BEDFORD – Citing 2015 landings worth $322 million, for the 16th year in a row the city held the top-value title nationwide for its fishing catch, according to NOAA Fisheries. The top ranking was thanks largely to scallops, SouthCoastToday.com … more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The harsh winter of 2014-15 was tough on Rhode Island's oyster farms, but despite some losses, the industry continued to grow. The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council's recently released annual report on the … more
SOMERSET – The coal-fired Brayton Point Power Station has drawn the ire of environmentalists for decades. Now, as it nears its last days, there is an effort to transform the utility into a renewable-energy oasis. "Reimagining Brayton … more
In recent years, it has become common to walk out my front door near Newport’s waterfront in the historic Point neighborhood during a storm and see several inches of water surging up the road. more
Ann Stamp of Stamp Farms is in the running to be named the “National Farm Mom of the Year” by Monsanto Co. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has established the R.I. Outdoor Recreation Council to inform people about the state’s recreational assets and encourage residents to enjoy these spaces. more
Despite lagging growth, a new law awaiting gubernatorial approval would extend the state’s renewable energy target to 38.5 percent by 2035. more
A University of Rhode Island research team has received $227,850 in National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration funding to examine the effects of climate change on Atlantic fisheries. more
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