Various coastal North Carolina nonprofits are organizing Hands Across the Sand events Saturday as part of the national movement to raise awareness of clean energy alternatives.
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After a nearby house fell earlier this year, Cape Hatteras National Seashore superintendent had advised owners of the two beach houses that were destroyed by a coastal storm Tuesday to remove the homes or take other proactive measures.
The NOAA National Marine Sanctuary Systems will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and a livestreamed expedition begins next week at the first national marine sanctuary off Cape Hatteras.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed new testing method, permitting direction and protections for aquatic life are a step, but not a solution, advocates say.
Devices that catch litter in storm drains and small creeks are being put in place in a growing effort to lower the amount of plastics and microplastics getting into waterways and the ocean.
ECOnet, an online weather and soil data program through the State Climate Office of North Carolina, will soon be able to collect information from Jockey’s Ridge State Park, the first of the program’s weather stations on the Outer Banks.
Construction of the 750-foot-long structure intended to protect the east end of town from erosion wrapped up earlier this month.
As highly pathogenic avian influenza infects wild birds and poultry across the country — often without clear symptoms — agriculture and wildlife officials advise taking steps to slow the spread.
Fairs and festivals are planned for up and down the coast to celebrate Earth Day, which is Friday.
Summer Michaud-Skog’s recently published book, “Fat Girls Hiking: An Inclusive Guide to Getting Outdoors at Any Size or Ability” is about how anyone can find their own ways to connect with nature.
With $4.2 million in the state budget for exhibit space, hundreds of never-seen artifacts at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum will at last be able to be brought out of storage.
The 12th North Carolina Science Festival taking place this month is well underway but there are still plenty of opportunities to learn about science and celebrate Earth Day on the coast.
County commissioners during last week’s work session continued examining proposed development on riverfront property across from downtown Wilmington, currently being considered by nearby Leland for annexation.
During the recent Outer Banks Regional Oil Spill Tabletop Exercise, officials and emergency managers worked together on plans to quickly respond to oil spills that could threaten the coasts of Hyde, Currituck and Dare counties.
Chris Baillie leads a three-year pilot program to determine if existing partnerships to protect military installations from encroachment should be expanded to better incorporate climate resilience and adaptation.
A recent dredge project has turned back years of erosion for a dredge spoil island near the federal channel in the Cape Fear River that supports colonies of royal terns and sandwich terns.