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Natural Resources
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Salve Regina University’s tree-filled oceanfront campus has been recognized as an accredited arboretum by the Morton Arboretum’s ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program. more
New England's grid operator earlier this month purchased power from two planned Rhode Island energy projects, which bodes well for a region where resources are scant. ISO-New England, the region's nonprofit operator based in Holyoke, Mass., … more
U.S. natural gas futures dropped to a seven- week low as milder weather followed a burst of extreme cold in the Northeast. more
New England’s grid operator last week purchased power from two Rhode Island energy projects, which bodes well for a region where resources are scant. more
As executive director of the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, Grover Fugate is charged with preservation, protection, development and restoration of coastal areas. His efforts to identify and deal with the effects of climate change yield more universal truths. 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
Already in our state we are feeling the debilitating effects of climate change. The extreme weather events of last August's microbursts, the January 2015 blizzard and Hurricane Sandy have all crushed our businesses and homes. Our rivers and … more
A former Smithfield resident bequeathed $6.8 million to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and The Nature Conservancy’s Rhode Island chapter for land and water conservation, the largest single donation in ASRI’s 117-year history. 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 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
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