The Carteret County town of Cedar Point joined Tuesday the chorus of coastal communities voicing opposition to testing and drilling for oil off the N.C. coast.
The Coast Guard seeks public comments on a plan to build a private bridge to access a planned oceanfront housing development in an area of Sunset Beach that was once an inlet.
The Kure Beach Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday to oppose seismic testing and drilling for offshore oil and gas.
Despite overwhelming opposition, the N.C. Environmental Management Commission approved new permit rules that exempt small air polluters from needing state permits.
N.C. Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Donald R. van der Vaart has responded to an EPA administrator’s warning over pollution permit challenges.
A new study finds that designated marine protected areas do not adequately conserve the evolutionary history of fish and coral in reefs across the globe.
Lunchtime talk to include representatives from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the N.C. Sustainable Energy Association and the N.C. Electric Membership Corp.
Photographer Brian Horsley captured this image, “Snack Time,” in September at Shackleford Banks.
New research shows that marsh plants can trap more sediment and create more soil as CO2 levels rise in the atmosphere, bolstering their resistance to drowning.
Photographer Jim Snyders captured this image, “Hanging Out,” earlier this month in Swansboro.
A new study finds that North Carolina and neighboring states would see little or no benefit from offshore oil drilling and that the industry could hurt existing parts of the economy.
Yes, it’s time once again for the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count, and the N.C. chapter invites birdwatchers to participate in the longest-running, citizen science survey that will help shape the future of birds and climate science nationwide.
Photographer Brian Horsley captured this image of a humpback whale, “Hungry,” Nov. 7 at Cape Lookout.
Photographer Mary Ward captured this image, “Birds of a Feather,” Aug. 23 at Federal Point at Fort Fisher.
UNCW research professor Steve Ross has received national recognition for a project he co-led studying mid-Atlantic deep-sea canyons and their marine life.
Photographer David Galyon captured this image, “Great Blue,” Nov. 11 at Lake Mattamuskeet.