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Study: Bilingual Kids Could Lead In Ocean Environmental Action
Participation in environmental education programs can motivate children across diverse language groups to act responsibly toward the environment, a recent study from North Carolina State University researchers suggests.
Ancient ‘Dead Zones’ Offer Clues to Future Ocean Warming
“OMZs are very important for geochemical cycling in the ocean,” says Catherine Davis, assistant professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences. “Their locations dictate where carbon and nitrogen (an essential nutrient for all life on Earth) are available in the ocean—so they’re important drivers of nutrient cycles.”
Fungi Could Be the Future of Healthier Plants
Researchers at NC State are studying how mycorrhizal fungi can enhance plant health and could lessen our reliance on non-renewable fertilizers.
Land Grab Universities Events Explore History of Land Grant Universities
On November 10-11, NC State University hosted a series of events exploring the award-winning investigative piece “Land-grab Universities,” the history of land-grant universities and the data journalism tools that made the groundbreaking project possible.
NC State Grounds Services Recognized for Excellence
NC State Grounds Services receives national award for excellence.
To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Wetlands, Just Add (Fresh) Water
Scientists found they could reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions from a former coastal wetland in North Carolina by raising the groundwater level.
Tradition Meets Innovation
Fueled by their father’s passion for agriculture, Ruthie and DJ Stokes are keeping a family promise: do what you love. The fourth-generation farmers have found common ground in supporting producers back home and feeding a growing population.
Ask an Expert: What Are Ghost Forests?
NC State researcher Marcelo Ardón discusses the emergence and spread of ghost forests along the Atlantic Coast.
Schenck Forest Cultivates Students of Nature
Schenck Forest is one of 10 NC State-managed forest properties. Learn more about the people who protect and conserve the forest while enjoying its natural assets.
The Mississippi River basin is getting wetter as climate change brings era of extreme rain, floods
wisconsinwatchThe Mississippi River basin is getting wetter as climate change brings era of extreme rain, floods