Despite Opposition, CRMC Approves New Oyster Farm in Upper Narragansett Bay

The contentious hearing is a symptom of a growing backlash against aquaculture statewide.

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Proposal Would Move Aquaculture Farms in Sakonnet River Away from Shore

Under the proposed legislation, new aquaculture farms in the Sakonnet River would have to be sited at least 1,000 feet from the median high-tide line.

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URI Professor Part of Worldwide Study on Impacts of Bottom Trawling on Seabed Health

A worldwide study on the impacts of bottom trawling, which accounts for a quarter of the world’s seafood harvest, has found that seabeds are in good health where trawl fisheries are sustainably managed.

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