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Communication Workshop for Researchers Studying Arctic Environmental Change

Speaker Bios September 25-26, 2017 SEARCH Knowledge Exchange Workshop Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. Washington, DC . The Arctic is experiencing rapid environmental change, including significant losses of permafrost, glaciers, and sea ice, with serious implications for ocean and atmospheric circulation, sea level, Arctic ecology, international security, and the region’s unique cultures. These challenges… [ Continue Reading ]

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Spotlight on Metcalf Advisory Board Member: Kendall Moore

Metcalf Institute Advisory Board member Kendall Moore considers herself a foot soldier in the quest for a more just society. “Journalism, when done well, is a very important component of a healthy democracy,” says Moore, a professor in the Journalism and Film Media departments at the University of Rhode Island. “That’s my way of contributing… [ Continue Reading ]

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Documentary Screening: The Human Face of Lead Poisoning

October 20, 2017 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Weaver Auditorium URI Coastal Institute 1 Greenhouse Road Kingston, RI 02881 . Join us for the screening of a powerful short documentary exploring the impact of lead paint poisoning with an intimate look at the challenges that one affected family still faces after twenty years. As part… [ Continue Reading ]