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Rhode Island Environmental News

[Note: Feeds.WhiteLilac.Info has been rebuilt and expanded here.  August 2016]

News about Rhode Island's environment is gathered automatically from blogs and feeds, and almost every source originates in Rhode Island. This process catches some stories that aren't  important or relevant to this website, but everything here is in order of latest date published at top. Some of the feeds don't always work, some need adjustment, and some stories I see in newspapers or websites that I want to include but can't be brought in automatically, so some news is missing. Eventually, this news service will be refined, but there's plenty to read already.

A more useful way to read the news is by category. I assign environmental categories to news stories as I read them, which sometimes means they don't show up for a little while if I'm taking a break from indexing things here. I don't index the irrelevant stuff. Some stories go back to 2010 because their news feeds were set up to deliver older stories, not just the usual 5 or 10 stories.

Providential Gardener does not necessarily agree or disagree with any of the views expressed in these blogs. Facts may or may not be accurate. So read thoughtfully and do your own research in reliable sources. Of course, in this day and age of the Wild-West internet where everyone can publish their opinions, it's a serious and important question what "reliable sources" might be....

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Latest News

The raw news feeds, which has irrelevant and sometimes duplicative stuff.

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Video: Saving the North Atlantic Right Whale
Conservation Law Foundation Scoop
2 weeks 2 days ago
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 14:59
Dolphin euthanized after becoming stranded in Barrington
Providence Journal Environment
2 weeks 2 days ago
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 13:31
FAQ gardening questions
URI Master Gardener Program
2 weeks 2 days ago
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 13:10
How Environmental Literacy and Land Stewardship Could Help Save California for Future Generations
Bioneers
2 weeks 2 days ago
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 12:51
14 African American Women Leading Change in the U.S. Food System
Bioneers
2 weeks 2 days ago
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 12:43
Project to Remove Hazardous Trees from Goddard Memorial State Park Set to Start This Month
RI Department of Environmental Management Press Releases
2 weeks 2 days ago
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 12:15
Kandi Mosset – Indigenous Rising for Mother Earth
Bioneers
2 weeks 2 days ago
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 11:20
This 26-Year-Old Native Activist Is Rewriting the Future
Bioneers
2 weeks 2 days ago
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 11:03
Transport boat for offshore wind farm to be built in North Kingstown
Providence Journal Environment
2 weeks 2 days ago
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 11:00
Alliance for Clean Energy Solutions Launches for Third Session, Announces Legislative Priorities for Massachusetts
Acadia Center News
2 weeks 2 days ago
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 09:45
My Turn: Gary Sasse: Evergreen contracts erode home rule
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 3 days ago
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 17:57
Letter: Kirk Feather: Idea that individuals have gun rights is a hoax
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 3 days ago
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 17:56
Letter: Tom Hall: Winner deserved to lose more than the loser
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 3 days ago
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 17:56
Letter: Jean Farmanian Ricci: No surprise that R.I. gets in way of business
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 3 days ago
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 17:56
Rescue plan for R.I. schools unveiled by lawmakers
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 3 days ago
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 15:32
Arthur I. Cyr: Immigration reform important for U.S. policy - and politics
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 3 days ago
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 12:26
Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – May 13, 2019
Greater City Providence
2 weeks 3 days ago
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 10:34
Business Community Forum – June 5
RI Environmental Education Assn News
2 weeks 3 days ago
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 08:47
Democrats challenge Trump's UN nominee over climate change
Providence Journal Government News
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 21:07
Judge denies Portsmouth School Department's request in public records suit
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 3 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 21:06
Call for Volunteers!
RI Bicycle Coalition
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 18:56
My Turn: Michael Morse: Lighting up the neighborhood
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 17:48
Letter: The Rev. Ellen Quaadgras: May we all be inspired by California rabbi
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 17:46
Letter: Chip Lichty: Corrupt General Assembly favors unions over us
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 17:46
Letter: Claire A. Howe: Cicilline lied about city but quick to accuse others
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 17:46
Fifth grade Cumberland student sworn in as R.I. Governor for a Day
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 17:22
R.I. debate: Is reopening the door to child sex-abuse suits constitutional?
Providence Journal Government News
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 17:10
Habitat Restoration Work Begins at Beach Pond in Exeter
RI Department of Environmental Management Press Releases
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 16:00
The first to grow pearls in quahogs
Narwhal's Left Tooth
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 15:44
Call for Volunteers!
Bike Newport RI -- Rack & Roll Blog
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 14:56
Providence superintendent to lead national education organization
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 14:22
Ronald Machtley to retire as Bryant University president next year
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 12:02
Mount Saint Charles to open dorm building in fall 2019
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 11:37
Warwick schools to serve cold sandwiches to students whose families owe lunch money
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 11:18
The New England Wind Fund: a fossil fuel killer
Energy Consumers Bulletin
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 11:05
Great #BikeMonthRI Rides in May
RI Bicycle Coalition
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 09:54
UN report: Humans accelerating extinction of species
Providence Journal Environment
2 weeks 4 days ago
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 09:20
Building a real, winning Green New Deal
Catholic Ecology
2 weeks 4 days ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 21:40
The Art and Craft of Maple Sugaring with the folks from MapleMama
Growing with Plants
2 weeks 4 days ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 21:32
Our Turn: Robert Insoft and Melissa O’Donnell: Addressing racial disparities in health
Providence Journal Commentary
2 weeks 5 days ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 19:19
Letter: Kevin J. Burke: Curious omission from AP story about Democrat
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 5 days ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 19:16
Letter: Richard Glover: Congress should consider more pressing issues
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 5 days ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 19:16
Letter: Joyce Lee: The bug that deserves to be near extinction
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 5 days ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 19:16
Letter: Thomas Ricci: Stop the political wars and serve the people
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 5 days ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 19:16
Chris Herren tells New England Tech graduates there is reason for hope
Providence Journal Education
2 weeks 5 days ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 15:02
It was raining fish on opening day and Peter Jenkins is building fish abundance
Fish Wrap Writer
2 weeks 5 days ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 11:46
Letters: Grace Novick: An amazing story about a great American hero
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 5 days ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 00:12
Letters: Melina Behnke: R.I. should let prostitution serve demand for sex
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 5 days ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 00:12
Letters: Ken Mendonca: Local representative a chameleon on unions
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 5 days ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 00:12
Letters: Kenneth R. Strandberg: Kate Smith did great things for her country
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 weeks 5 days ago
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 00:12

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