Coconuts and Oysters Save Ocean State Marshes

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. — Oysters and coconuts seldom go together as a meal, but they are an excellent combination for helping the environment.

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Into the Abyss in the Name of Science

Space is not the final frontier. Sorry, Capt. Kirk. This summer, some 100 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, Michael Lombardi will descend into an abyss that has hosted fewer visitors than the moon.

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Massachusetts Plays Key Role in Keeping Narragansett Bay Healthy

Stormwater rushing off the many acres of impervious surface that covers much of the Narragansett Bay watershed sends bacteria, nutrients and other contaminants into the Ocean State’s signature resource. Much of that polluted runoff originates in Massachusetts.

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