Advocates say attaining and maintaining sustainability in the seafood industry means recognizing and balancing the ways society, culture, economy and ecology are all interconnected.
In our continuing history series about North Carolina’s 20 coastal counties, historian Eric Medlin frames Hyde County’s natural resources as its greatest asset.
“Sustainability” has multiple meanings, but in the context of seafood, the word has social, economic and environmental implications. Second in our continuing series examining the role and sustainability of seafood in a healthy diet.
Dr. David Shiffman is on a mission to reach the public through his new book “Why Sharks Matter: A Deep Dive with the World’s Most Misunderstood Predator.”
The upper New and the lower Cape Fear River watersheds were two of the nation’s top five watersheds with the highest amounts of toxins discharged in 2020, according to the new study from the N.C. Public Interest Research Group.
The national strategy focuses on improved access for Americans to more nutritious food options with more than 100 organizations and businesses ponying up more than $8 billion to help reach the plan’s goals.
Changes to other coastal management rules had removed a key provision while the recently approved shoreline development rules were still being considered.
The new Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights will oversee a $3 billion climate and environmental justice grant program created under the Inflation Reduction Act.
Every fall, speckled trout move by the thousands into creeks crossed by roads and bridges, where an angler needs only the proper approach and equipment.
The Coastal Resources Commission will require shellfish farmers to go through the variance process to build floating structures in their lease areas.
The 25th Blessing of the Fleet in Morehead City is set for Sunday morning and the Swansboro Blessing of the Fleet is Oct. 7.
The two coastal communities would each likely be dramatically different today if not for their neighboring Marine Corps installations.
As plant officials offered assurances Wednesday that the move would not increase emissions, people who live in the lower Cape Fear region vented their anger during an open house in Leland.
A new study finds that children’s school uniforms marketed as waterproof or stain-resistant contain high levels of PFAS.
Family is especially important for Chris Medlin, owner of East Coast Sports in Surf City, who comes from a long line of coastal business owners, dating back to the late 1940s.
The construction supervisor employed his structural solution to problems encountered when building the Hatteras light in later projects at Bodie Island and Currituck Beach.