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A $194,800 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant has been awarded to Clean Bays to remove marine debris from the Seekonk and Providence rivers and upper Narragansett Bay. more
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
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 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
Rhode Island is still one of the top states for energy efficiency, but it slipped a spot to fourth place this year in the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. more
The federal government and the R.I. Department of Transportation have signed a consent decree that commits the state agency to spend $111.9 million over 10 years to reduce the flow of pollutants into the state’s bodies of water through stormwater systems. more
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