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Oyster farming in Rhode Island
Oyster farming in Rhode Island
BRISTOL, RI __ In Rhode Island, scientists at Roger Williams University are working to make oyster farming more sustainable. To do this, they are perfecting technologies that allow coastal farms to harness the energy of the sun to power incubators... Read More
A group of college students look at the water situation and dream up their own filtered water bottle. Planet Forward (RWU) 2.0 has this look.
BRISTOL, RI __ Block Island is located 10 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, which means it's "off the grid" both physically and metaphysically. To meet its power needs, the community uses diesel generators but wants to replace them with wind... Read More
BRISTOL, RI __ During the last decade, the Toyota Prius exploded on the scene and has since become the icon for the Hybrid car movement. Science aside, how is the Prius to the social fabric of the automotive culture here in the United States? We... Read More
BRISTOL, RI __ Professor Chris Menton bikes to work nearly every day knowing with every trip he's reducing his carbon footprint. Planet Forward (RWU) offers this look inside his world.
BRISTOL, RI __ Like father, like son? Not exactly: social change with regard to the environment sometimes takes a generational change. Here, Planet Forward (RWU) tracks a father and son as they consider their carbon footprint.
PORTSMOUTH, RI __ In 2009, this little New England community raised its own wind turbine to generate its own power supply. A year later, Planet Forward (RWU) returns to Portsmouth to see what the fuss was all about.
BRISTOL, RI __ Looking to reduce your carbon footprint? Some power companies will do FREE home audits to determine if your place needs some updating. Planet Forward (RWU) walks through a local home to see how it measures up.
There are many ways to change your Carbon Footprint. Gabe offers some lifestyle advice.
BRISTOL, RI __ Roger Williams University converted a diesel-shuttle to bio-diesel machine that runs on spent Canola oil.

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