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All across New England we keep seeing the same thing: rivers, ponds, and even coastal water showing signs of stress and decline due to excess nutrients and other pollutants that are deposited directly into waterbodies when stormwater flows after storms. more
As of today, 1 percent of the food consumed in Rhode Island is produced here. But advocates of the locally sourced food movement want that percentage to grow significantly over the next four decades. Rhode Island is a little small to … more
No matter how often the U.S. is hit with storms, wildfires and other natural disasters, cities and states remain poorly prepared. more
The Aquidneck Land Trust on Monday said it has conserved two properties – a 12.5-acre parcel known as the Arnow property in Middletown and the 14.75-acre Wild Moor property off Hammersmith Road in Newport. more
The decline of coal as a source of electric power is inevitable and well under way. This is a good thing, because whether measured by its effect on public health or its contribution to global warming, coal is more harmful than any other widely used source of electricity. more
The federal government’s proposed limits on methane emissions from oil and gas wells on public land will protect the atmosphere against one of the most potent greenhouse gases known to science. more
Nordhaus tells the story of one of America's foremost migratory beekeepers and the increasing threats to the American honeybee populations. HarperCollins ISBN 9780061873256 | $15 more
Carlos DaCunha is senior vice president of middle market banking at Webster Bank. He specializes in commercial lending with a niche focus on the fishing and solar industries. more
Rebecca Seggel is communications director for Farm Fresh Rhode Island, a nonprofit that is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market. more
Approximately $619,000 in federal funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will be used to protect Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island’s congressional delegation said Monday. more
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