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  • New group of students trained in seafood safety New group of students trained in seafood safety
    Before a bowl of clam chowder or a freshly grilled swordfish steak ends up on a restaurant diner’s plate, specially trained seafood handlers will have been working to eliminate any risk of contamination or hazards that could cause illness. Many of those handlers will have learned their skills in training offered by Connecticut Sea Grant, […]
  • Research explores marsh migration process
    As rising seas push coastal marshes inland, the yards and woodlands next door are changing. But not much is known about how this happens. That’s why Shimon Anisfeld and colleagues at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies began trying to tease out some of the details of the process by looking at marsh […]
  • Special issue of journal highlights resilience symposium research
    Research from a recent symposium supported by Connecticut Sea Grant, titled “Resilience and the Big Picture: Governing and Financing Innovations for Long Island Sound and Beyond,” has been published in a special issue of the Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal. The six articles in the journal are based on the presentations and panels at […]
  • Sea Grant warns of dangerous rip currents in Long Island Sound
    Connecticut Sea Grant warned residents on Sept. 6 that dangerous rip currents are expected in Long Island Sound through the coming weekend, posing hazards to swimmers, surfers and boaters. The main risk for rip currents is in the eastern end of the Sound, and on Atlantic Ocean beaches on Long Island, according to Melanie Fewings, […]
  • Art, climate change challenges come together in new exhibit, UConn course Art, climate change challenges come together in new exhibit, UConn course
    "Water Wars #2" is a mixed media work by Susan Hoffman Fishman depicting an imaginative interpretation of wars predicted to take place as temperatures rise and limited access to water becomes a threat to human survival. Image provided courtesy of the artist. Vibrant paintings of the lower Connecticut River share space with images of polluted […]

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