The Coastal Resources Commission has approved the 2021 amendment to the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan for public review and comment.
State transportation officials say they are collaborating with climate scientists to improve design standards for bridge and roadway projects that better anticipate the effects of climate change.
Roger Payne recently published his second reference guide to the names of places along North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
Dare County has been awarded $4.2 million to elevate homes, one of the many counties to be awarded through the North Carolina Emergency Management and FEMA Hazard Mitigation Program.
Coastal advocacy groups filed a legal challenge last week over the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision removing seasonal environmental restrictions on hopper dredging of the state port harbors at Wilmington and Morehead City.
Ocracoke is set to host its eighth annual, three-day Fig Festival this weekend on the island, which has been home to fig trees for centuries.
The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners is expected Monday to consider a resolution opposing offshore wind turbines less than 24 miles from shore, taking its cue from oceanfront towns.
Microplastics are a pervasive problem the North Carolina Coastal Federation addressed in a recent online forum with educators, researchers and environmental advocates.
The state Environmental Management Commission voted Tuesday to move forward with rules to limit carbon dioxide emissions from the power sector.
Carteret County commissioners have voted to table a decision to sell or retain the county water system until next month’s meeting.
Drought conditions and flooding are possible in North Carolina at the same time, but this apparent paradox isn’t as absurd as it may seem.
During Great Outdoors Month this month, managers of state and federal lands urge visitors to protect their natural lands and wildlife.
The state Coastal Resources Commission has granted the town of Topsail Beach permission to install beach mats for wheelchair users at three handicapped-accessible beach access sites during the summer months.
The Environmental Protection Agency recently reactivated its climate change website taken offline in 2017 and added new data, including information relevant to the NC coast.
Dr. Rachel Noble’s lab at UNC-IMS is set to expand sampling of the state’s wastewater for signs of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Conservation Corps N.C.’s AmeriCorps crew joined the North Carolina Coastal Federation to work on shoreline projects along the coast last month.