Environment

How I Became the <i>Motif</i> Weatherman
February 28, 2018 No Commentby

How I Became the Motif Weatherman

Weather is an endlessly fascinating topic: It affects everybody and can literally be a matter of life and death. Forecasting ...

Cutting Red Tape to Restore Nature
February 27, 2018 No Commentby

Cutting Red Tape to Restore Nature

I began my journey through a red tape jungle about 20 years ago, on a quest to clean up a ...

Give Your Ocean Love!
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

Give Your Ocean Love!

RI is situated in a part of the country rich in sources of inspiration. Our ever-changing landscape of soft woodland ...

45 x 45 x 45 Chart
December 19, 2017 No Commentby

45 x 45 x 45 Chart

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Review: Bill Nye at URI’s Ryan Center
November 7, 2017 No Commentby

Review: Bill Nye at URI’s Ryan Center

In the age of climate-change denial and “alternative facts,” science communicator Bill Nye has proven to be a vital source ...

Wind Power: It “Blowed Up Good”
April 19, 2017 No Commentby

Wind Power: It “Blowed Up Good”

  Wind energy is all it’s blown up to be. States like Texas and Oklahoma know wind to be a ...

Opinion: 38 Reasons Deepwater Wind Could Cause Deep Trouble
April 19, 2017 No Commentby

Opinion: 38 Reasons Deepwater Wind Could Cause Deep Trouble

Simply reading the 77-page decision by the Rhode Island Supreme Court provides a thorough and authoritative tutorial to the exercise ...

Baden-Powell Service Association: Traditional Scouting for Everyone
July 6, 2016 No Commentby

Baden-Powell Service Association: Traditional Scouting for Everyone

Young people interested in traditional scouting that emphasizes outdoor activities and interaction with nature had few opportunities if they felt ...

GMOs: Guide for the Perplexed
June 15, 2016 No Commentby

GMOs: Guide for the Perplexed

Surprisingly, the first and hardest problem of talking about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is defining them. Advanced biotechnology since the ...

GMO Food: Complicated Questions but No Simple Answers
June 15, 2016 No Commentby

GMO Food: Complicated Questions but No Simple Answers

Food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) made by genetic engineering (GE) has been in the news recently following the May ...