Crab fishermen, residents, state and federal agencies and the N.C. Coastal Federation have partnered to remove derelict crab pots and other debris from coastal waters.
Scientists are studying whether the huge amount of water that the Gulf Stream moves past our coast each second could be harnessed as a clean source of renewable energy.
Researcher Chuck Bangley has evidence that North Carolina is seeing some of the biggest changes in fish behavior resulting from warming ocean temperatures.
The move to drill for oil or natural gas off the N.C. coast has begun but a number of environmental studies and opportunities for public involvement remain.
Three areas off Kitty Hawk and Wilmington are considered the most promising wind energy resource in the mid-Atlantic region.
Seismic surveys are considered the most accurate way to find petroleum reserves, but they’s also very controversial.
We offer a primer on what will take center stage this month in the debate over offshore drilling. Public meetings are planned in April along the N.C. coast about using sound waves to determine if oil or natural exists below the sear.
Almost 11 years after developers bought the old Manns Harbor Marina in the hopes of building a condominium complex, the docks have been returned to their original purpose and are an example of what can happen when local people want it to.
Meet the first board president of the N.C. Coastal Federation. His passion for community activism led the successful battle against peat mining in Eastern North Carolina.
Engineers have a term for it: KISS. Keep It Simple, Stupid is a universal principle of design, and LID — low-impact development — is the epitome of the approach.
For someone who says she’s not a “beach person,” Peggy Birkemeier, a N.C. Coastal Federation board member from the Outer Banks, has caught on nicely.
There’s a working waterfront for fishermen in Manns Harbor, thanks in part to this guy’s leadership. Find out why the N.C. Coastal Federation presented Troy Outland with a Pelican Award.
The watery wilderness that is the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is 30 years old this year. The red wolves, the red cockaded woodpeckers, the black bears and, yes, the alligators should be rejoicing.
The Mid-Currituck Bridge is one of many proposed road projects in Eastern N.C. that get short- changed in a new highway funding formula.