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What might have escaped the average visitor of the Audubon Society of Rhode Island's Environmental Education Center last year was the subtly deteriorating health of its aquatic animals and the weakening condition of its 15-year-old aquarium. … more
(Updated, 4 p.m., Aug. 21) Some of the region’s most notable companies have been named in Providence Business News’ fourth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies awards program. more
A decadelong study of water quality in Narragansett Bay by oceanographers from the University of Rhode Island has found that reductions in nitrogen discharged into the bay from sewage treatment plants has resulted in much clearer water and fewer algae blooms. more
If promises matter, it’s been a very good stretch for renewable power. At the end of July, Hillary Clinton said that as president she would aim to get 33 percent of the U.S.’s electricity from renewable sources by 2027 - up from about 13 percent today (half of it from hydro). more
A marketing communications firm is being sought to partner with the Rhode Island charter fishing industry to develop a marketing campaign for charter and party boat fishing in the Ocean State. more
A biology professor at Providence College is part of a team of scientists, including a former PC student, who were awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation for research in biology-related topics. more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker last week filed legislation to establish a "long-term, market-predictable, sustainable framework" for solar development in Massachusetts. According to a statement, the legislation looks to reduce costs to … more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, along with 10 other attorneys general and the city of New York, are lobbying the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in support of final rules from the Obama administration that would, for the … more
The hundreds of acres of protected land along the Narrow River is expanding, as The Nature Conservancy on Friday announced the acquisition of an additional 161 acres in North Kingstown. more
A University of Rhode Island professor has been named chairman of the governor’s Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board, which provides guidance on issues pertaining to climate change. more
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