Volunteers with the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors plant seedlings to help restore salt marsh habitat as part of a living shoreline project at Carolina Beach State Park.
A huge, mixed-use development is set to get underway soon in the Pender County community of Scotts Hill.
A new government report says climate change is a big threat to the health of the American people, affecting food and water sources, air quality, weather and our interactions with the environment.
Reader Judy Moore captured this image of a cedar waxwing March 23 on Roanoke Island.
Titan America’s Carolina Cement Co. has applied to state air-quality regulators to change its 2013 pollution permit to reflect the company’s recent decision to abandon plans for a mining operation and expanded cement plant in New Hanover County.
Professionals, planners and managers will show how to protect and restore coastal water quality during the Governor’s South Atlantic Alliance workshop April 28 in Wrightsville Beach.
Environmental group Oceana has released a set of maps that show the overlap of current seismic airgun permit application areas in the Atlantic and known habitats for at-risk turtles, whales and sharks, as well as other important fish species.
Graduate students at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment want to know more about coastal N.C. residents’ thoughts on wind-energy development and are conducting a survey for a class project.
Brunswick County commissioners said Monday they need more time to consider a proposed ordinance covering abandoned vessels in county waters.
Crews began work this week on a $2.45 million channel-dredging project in the New River, a collaborative effort involving the state, Onslow County and North Topsail Beach, which will use the compatible spoils for beach re-nourishment.
Though the federal government removed the Atlantic Ocean from its proposed five-year plan for oil and natural gas leasing, offshore seismic testing for fossil fuels will continue as planned.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and trustees of N.C. State University’s endowment fund and the university’s natural resources foundation have reached an agreement in which ditches must be plugged to restore natural water flow on 120 acres of the 79,000-acre Hofmann Forest.
Reader Marilyn Kircus captured this image of river otters at the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.
A recently published study shows American oystercatchers, a bird species of special concern in North Carolina and in other Atlantic states, are more likely to leave their nests when vehicles and pedestrians pass them than when military aircraft fly overhead.
The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to the N.C. Coastal Land Trust and the town of Navassa to develop plans to conserve Gullah Geechee heritage.
Longtime opponents cheered Titan America’s announcement yesterday that the company was dropping its controversial plans for a cement plant near Wilmington but the news was a disappointment for those who saw the project as needed economic investment.