Natural Resources

10 journalists receive environmental fellowships

NARRAGANSETT – The Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting has selected 10 reporters from around the country to receive its Annual Workshop for...
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ATC acquires Lincoln Environmental

SMITHFIELD – Lincoln Environmental Inc.’s operating assets have been acquired by ATC Group Services Inc. of Woburn, Mass., doing business as ATC Associates Inc....

Auto industry leads way in recycling service waste

Currently, there is substantial attention given to global warming relating to industrial and automobile emissions into the atmosphere. As a result, however, public and...
AT THE ROTTEN ROBBIE station in Sunnyvale, Calif.,  gasoline was going for $3.499 per gallon and up on Friday - and diesel for $3.059 per gallon - as prices nationwide edged toward or above the $3 mark.  /

AAA: R.I. gas prices near $3/gallon

PROVIDENCE – Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have risen for the 12th consecutive week and are nearing $3 per gallon, according to AAA Southern...
A CRANE drops the Blackstone Valley Explorer in the water in Central Falls. The boat is used for tours highlighting the region?s history and natural beauty. /

Event highlights benefits <br>of ‘green’ tourism efforts

The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council’s strategy in northern Rhode Island has become an international model for sustainable tourism, a new movement in the industry...
OYSTERS GROWN at Moonstone Oysters' farm are ready to be shipped. /

Aquaculture is growing fast in R.I.

The first oyster farm in Rhode Island was started in 1798, but until now aquaculture has been practiced here on a small scale. But...
'THE LOOK' EXHIBIT at Rough Point features this black strapless dress by Christian Dior for Yves St. Laurent, circa 1959. /

Big turnover in Newport hospitality

Visitors to Newport this summer will find a host of new events, hotel accommodations, restaurants and shops, following an unusually dynamic off-season for the...
AT RUNWAY EARTH, an April 26th fashion show at the ALCO complex, Brown University freshman Shruti Prekh walks down the runway in her made-from-shopping-bags dress, entitled 'Thank You for Shopping.' /

An earth-friendly fashion show

Groundwork Providence celebrated its 25th year of educating the public regarding environmental stewardship with its sixth Runway Earth, a fashion show of designs using...

An alternate path to new energy

Despite the ever-increasing cost of fossil fuels, the marketplace has fallen short on investment in alternative energy sources. The General Assembly and Gov. Donald L....
LILLIAN MCGEE, from Verizon, spends time with students from West Warwick?s Deering Middle School during their Trixie?s Fund-sponsored field trip to the Roger Williams Park Zoo. /

Verizon donates $10K to zoo’s Trixie’s Fund

Roger Williams Park Zoo received a $10,000 donation from Verizon for Trixie’s Fund, a field trip grant program that enables school children in Rhode...
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