KINGSTON, R.I. — Casey Johnson and Danielle Butler have seen the news reports about the global decline of bees and other pollinators and what that may mean to the world’s food supply and ecosystems.
OLNEYVILLE, R.I. — Amidst the rubble of old mill buildings and cracked sidewalks, What Cheer Flower Farm is buzzing (literally) with life.
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — The late Richard Wheeler was an environmental advocate and a lifelong educator.
KINGSTON, R.I. — The artifacts scattered around David Gregg’s office provide a good idea of what he does for a living.
ATTLEBORO, Mass. — When Ray Tameo was a young boy and his friends invited him to play baseball, he usually turned them down in favor of going birdwatching.
Family and friends recently said goodbye to Michael W. Kieron, but his loss will be felt throughout Rhode Island, where he was known as the caring and passionate naturalist who touched the lives of many.
PROVIDENCE — In her previous job as assistant director of programs at the Rhode Island Food Bank, Eva Agudelo saw firsthand the demand for fresh produce among those families who relied on food pantries.
PROVIDENCE — When Rhode Island College decided to appoint Mary Baker as director of its new Environmental Studies Program in 2015, it knew what it was doing.
To tell the sea otters' story of survival, Todd McLeish traveled the Pacific Coast from California to Alaska to research this unique species.
Alfred L. Hawkes, referred to by many as the “environmental conscience of Rhode Island for decades,” died March 15. He was 90.
As a coastal resilience specialist at the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Center, Pam Rubinoff and her team build resilience to and awareness of coastal hazards.
NEWPORT, R.I. — Peter August, professor in the University of Rhode Island Department of Natural Resources Science, College of Environment and Life Sciences, was recently presented with the Peter S. Thacher Award.
Last year the Rhode Island Department of Health reported that one in 12 children entering kindergarten and tested for lead in Rhode Island has lead poisoning.
JAMESTOWN, R.I. — James Lazell was born in New York City and grew up in suburban Philadelphia, but Rhode Island, specifically Conanicut Island, has served has his summer and fall base for decades.
Providence resident David Fox says manmade climate change has put humanity in uncharted territory.
PROVIDENCE — Gardening, photography and cooking may not initially seem like similar interests, but for city resident Stewart Martin, the topics captivate him for the same reason: they all exist at the intersection of science and art.