Metcalf News

Remembering Peter Lord

Metcalf Institute Journalism Co-Director, Peter B. Lord, passed away on April 4, 2012. In addition to his thirty years as the environment reporter for The Providence Journal, Peter had served as the first and only Journalism Co-Director at Metcalf Institute. In this role, Peter helped to shape our mission and was a role model for… [ Continue Reading ]


Metcalf Lectures to Feature Top Scientists and Communicators

Narragansett, RI – April 17, 2012 – Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting will host its Annual Public Lecture Series June 4 through June 8th, 2012. The lectures by nationally recognized scientists and communicators will explore current research on global environmental change, the impacts on coastal ecosystems, and how these changes are understood by… [ Continue Reading ]


Grantham Prize Winners

As we await the announcement of the 2012  Grantham Prize winners, the Grantham Prize Book List offers an eye-opening introduction to some of today’s biggest environmental concerns, ranging from human impacts on the world’s oceans to the details behind mining the Canadian tar sands. Read about these topics and more by clicking on the links… [ Continue Reading ]