Friday, August 1, 2014

Octopus, film festival, beaches

Prof. Brad Seibel's octopus discovery continues to make news, this time in The Blaze, Guardian Liberty Voice, Travelers Today, Delhi Daily News and publications in Indonesian and Vietnamese.  See previous coverage here.

Providence Business News - 8/1

Why RI should invest in its beaches - op-ed by Prof. Judith Swift
Providence Journal - 8/1

Narragansett Times - 8/1

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Youth Conference, Warwick Beaches, Civil Rights in RI

New Generations: Deep Sea & Nationwide

Discovery: Research by URI associate professor of biological sciences Brad Seibel and colleagues from Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has found the 4.5 year egg-brooding period of the deep-sea octopus to be the longest ever reported for any animal species. Published on July 30 in the PLOS ONE journaltheir findings have been captured by news worldwide. URI release, 7/30. Initial coverage includes:
Multigenerational photos of America's future majority minority
NBC News (blog) - 7/30
This online report shares the work of Professor Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, an Indian-American photographer who is trying to document the demographic shift taking place in picture and sound, through archival photos, digital animation techniques, and audio interviews.
Rhode Island To Identify Offshore Sand Sources For Beach
Rhode Island Public Radio- 7/30
The federal grant will allow state officials and researchers at the University of Rhode Island to look for sand resources in federal waters.
BOEM and Rhode Island ink cooperative agreement
Dredging Today – 7/30
News report about the cooperative agreement reached for URI and the CRMC to evaluate offshore sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. URI News, 7/30 
Live Music: Sunday, Aug. 3, The Providence Journal - 7/30
Kingston Chamber Music Festival, University of Rhode Island

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Drones, textiles and appointments

Monday, July 28, 2014

Water quality, politics and prostitution