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NEW: A Research Guide to Homelessness in Rhode Island

Providential Gardener is developing a research guide on homelessness. Read about the guide, explore the guide, and follow the news.

Sources, Transport, Exposure & Effects of PFASs Program

This program attacks the human health threat of PFASs and seeks to redefine dose exposure benchmarks, develop new detection techniques, and find long-term solutions for contaminated sites. It is a partnership of the University of Rhode Island, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, and Silent Spring Institute. Funded under grant P42ES027706 from NIH/NIEHS Superfund Research Program.

From the website, November 30, 2018.

 

11th Hour Racing

"...11th Hour Racing works with the sailing community and maritime industries to advance solutions and practices that protect and restore the health of our ocean...."

From the website, November 28, 2018.

What Cheer Flower Farm

"Founded in 2017, What Cheer Flower Farm sits on 2.7 acres of former factory land in the Olneyville neighborhood of Providence, RI.  We are a 501c3 nonprofit with two full-time farmers on staff who, with support from volunteers, grow flowers on our land organically.

 

 "We don’t sell flowers – we give flowers away to the people who will benefit from them the most via partnerships with hospitals, food banks and other nonprofits in RI."   read more....

Clean Ocean Access

Our Vision: A healthy ocean that is free of marine debris with water that is safe for all ocean activities and a shoreline that is accessible to the public
Our Mission: Action today so future generations can enjoy ocean activities
Our Goals:

  • CLEAN: Eliminate Marine Debris
  • OCEAN: Improve Coastal Water Quality
  • ACCESS: Protect and Preserve Shoreline Access

From the website, January 22, 2019.

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