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Marine Community Ecologist Zhang Awarded $1.22 Million Grant to Develop Restoration Strategies
Assistant Professor Stacy Zhang will lead a project to restore biodiversity in three coastal ecosystems.
Compete for a Cause: Join the NC State Energy & Water Competition
Students compete to reduce energy and water use in the first annual campus-wide Energy and Water Competition at NC State University.
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.”
Wastewater, Syndromic COVID-19 Surveillance Are Important Pieces of COVID-Monitoring Toolkit
Wastewater and syndromic surveillance monitoring are useful complements to lab-confirmed case surveillance during a pandemic.
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.
Students and Coastal Dynamics Design Lab Team Take Top Honors in ASLA National Awards
Students in the College of Design’s Master of Landscape Architecture program received four of the 19 national student awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects this year. The Coastal Dynamics Design Lab won their third award in the last five years for their commitment to delivering world-class technical assistance at no direct cost to low-resource, historically underserved rural communities.
Cape Fear towns still fighting contaminants by reducing PFAS in drinking water
spectrumlocalnewsCape Fear towns still fighting contaminants by reducing PFAS in drinking water
Wireless Tech Measures Soil Moisture at Multiple Depths in Real Time
The tech informs irrigation practices to improve crop yield and reduce water consumption.
Report: More People Should Be Tested for Potential Exposure to ‘Forever Chemicals’
Jane Hoppin, a professor of biological sciences and director of NC State’s Center for Human Health and the Environment, is part of a group of researchers seeking to provide clinicians with guidance on how to address the impact of PFAS.