Sheldon Whitehouse came to North Carolina this week gathering more facts for his one-man crusade to persuade his colleagues in the U.S. Senate to finally awaken to the dangers of climate change.
A move is afoot to preserve the legacy of an old clam house in Williston in eastern Carteret County as a symbol of a proud heritage and as a memorial to The Clam King.
The second-oldest federal fisheries laboratory in the country will have to close its doors in Carteret County if Congress passes President Obama’s 2015 federal budget.
Flyway Farms, the last of the family hunting lodges on Currituck Sound, is a remnant of the days when the flocks of ducks seemed endless and the hunting was spectacular.
The Conservation Fund bought one of the last reminders of the days when wealth and seemingly endless flocks of ducks and geese made a far-off corner of our state the playground of rich and famous.
Pileated woodpeckers will always have a place to nest on the 2,300 acres along the Northeast Cape Fear River in Pender County that was recently preserved by the N.C. Coastal Land Trust.
The latest skirmish in the ongoing war for sand to re-nourish beaches has broken out on Shackleford Banks in Cape Lookout National Seashore.
As one year ends and another begins, it’s time to step back and take stock. At “Coastal Review Online” that means reviewing the top stories of the more than 240 that appeared here in 2013.
North Carolina next year will eliminate 41 sites along coastal rivers and sounds from its program that monitors water quality for swimming because of cuts in a federal grant.
Environmental officials turned down almost $600,000 in federal money to test water quality in streams where fracking could occur and to monitor wetlands.
The state will hold a public hearing on a proposal to fumigate logs at the state port in Morehead City, a plan that has once again raised fears in the town over development at the port.
Eco-policy in the United Kingdom could decide, more than all the blueprints and well-laid plans, the future of wood pellets here in North Carolina.
Wildlife habitat and a popular playground for people will likely be lost if Figure Eight Island builds a small jetty to protect a handful of houses.
North Carolina’s environmental agency has warned legislators that they are putting the state’s federally approved coastal-management program in jeopardy if a bill that remakes the N.C. Coastal Resources Commission becomes law.
North Carolina’s coastal-management program risks losing millions of dollars in federal money each year if a bill that changes the composition of the state’s coastal commission becomes law and fails to meet federal muster.
The 51 photographers who entered our 2012 Photo Contest blew us away with their ability to capture the natural diversity and stunning beauty of the N.C. coast.