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Survey: Tourists’ Long-Term Plans More Uncertain Under Climate Change
Findings from a new study suggest that climate change could impact not only the total number of tourists visiting a place, but also the timing and duration – factors that could be important for tourism-related staffing and revenue.
NC Space Grant and Sea Grant Announce New Joint Fellow
North Carolina Space Grant and Sea Grant programs are pleased to announce the 2023-24 joint research fellow. Colleen Brown, a Ph.D. student at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s Center for Marine Science, is studying water quality in the Lower Cape Fear River Watershed.
Extreme Heat is Changing How People Experience the Outdoors
As record-breaking heat waves become more common around the world, many people are changing the timing and location of their outdoor activities.
Jenna Abrahamson Develops Remote Sensing Methods to Predict Flooding
This summer, Abrahamson worked at Pacific Northwest National Lab as a Ph.D. intern on its terrestrial and aquatic integration team.
NC State Alumni Lead Nation’s Hurricane Preparedness Efforts
Two NC State alumni are leaders in the National Hurricane Center, using meteorology and behavioral science to protect people in North Carolina and across the nation.
Natural Resources Students Raise Awareness of Ghost Forests
A project led by NC State students is helping to educate the state’s coastal communities about the significance of ghost forests.
Why Canada’s Wildfires Are So Bad This Year
Climate change has created ideal conditions for the more than 800 wildfires burning across Canada, according to one NC State expert.
Timing of Turkey Nesting May Not Shift With Changing Climate
A new study led by NC State researchers finds eastern wild turkeys in the South are unlikely to make meaningful changes in the timing of when they begin nesting, even under climate change.
Urban Tree Planting is Booming, Just Not In Low-Income and Minority Neighborhoods
The distribution of trees remains inequitable in many American cities, with low-income and non-white neighborhoods typically having fewer trees.
Plants in Thin Air
CALS doctoral student Kaleb Goff is studying how plant species found on mountain summits are impacted by climate change.