Robert “Bob” Dolan, a geologist who discovered the coastal processes that shape the Outer Banks, is being remembered at the University of Virginia, where he worked nearly 50 years.
Enviva, the wood pellet manufacturer, will give $295,000 in grants to two conservation groups to protect bottomland forests along the Neuse and Roanoke rivers. The company has come under fire from environmentalists for cutting down hardwood trees that its mills then turn into wood pellets that are burned by European power plants.
More than a third of all North American bird species need urgent conservation action, according to an annual report released this week.
A new report measures the benefits the Albemarle-Pamlico watershed’s natural resources provide for the region’s residents and economy.
N.C. Environment Secretary Donald van der Vaart says proposed lease sales for commercial wind-energy development off the N.C. coast must include revenue sharing.
The N.C. League of Conservation Voters will present next week its annual awards for environmental advocacy and recognize Coastal Review Online Editor Frank Tursi with its Catalyst Award.
The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership recently presented its 2016 Lifetime Conservation Achievement Award to philanthropist Louis Bacon, founder and chairman of the Moore Charitable Foundation.
A worker uses an excavator to slope the bank of a drained pond Friday in Cape Carteret, part of an N.C. Coastal Federation-led project intended to improve water quality in nearby Deer Creek.
A Coast Guard crew replaced a fuse last week and restarted the motor that rotates the beacon in the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, which has stopped turning twice this year.
The Army Corps of Engineers has completed its final environmental study related to the proposed terminal groin at the east end of Ocean Isle Beach.
Two dozen teams from across the country competed this past weekend in the 19th annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl national finals in Morehead City.
A new U.S. Senate bill, the Atlantic Seismic Airgun Protection Act, would create a moratorium on seismic exploration for oil and natural gas off the East Coast.
Professor Andrew Read has been named director of the Duke University Marine Laboratory on Pivers Island in Beaufort effective July 1.
Braxton Davis, director of the state Division of Coastal Management, has been picked to also lead the state’s Division of Marine Fisheries,
Peter Meyer, a self-described inquisitive coastal naturalist and author of “Nature Guide to the Carolina Coast: Common Birds, Crabs, Shells, Fish, and other Entities of the Coastal Environment,” has died.
The four-year legal battle over air pollution from Titan America’s proposed cement plant in New Hanover County is over now that the company has requested cancellation of the air-quality permit and opponents have dropped their appeal.