“Shellabrate” the history, culture, economy, ecology and the state’s Oyster Trail that offers unique ecotourism experiences during NC Oyster Week Oct. 12-16.
A recent study projects that the amount of food produced from the ocean could increase by as much as 74% by 2050, but the researchers point to big obstacles, namely policy and regulation.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina Wilmington Center for Marine Science are the first to spawn two species of coral in a laboratory.
UNC researchers say samples taken from wastewater treatment systems may provide an early glimpse of what’s going on with the coronavirus in the population.
The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership recently funded three new gauges for the state Flood Inundation Mapping and Alert Network to help better predict flooding in the low-lying northeast region.
Coastal researchers and UNC officials recently gave invited guests an up-close look at the newly refurbished wet labs at the university’s Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead City.
Researchers at N.C. State’s Center for Marine Science and Technology have been studying caught and released fish to better estimate death rates and improve their odds for survival.
The earliest leaves of spring in much of North Carolina and along the coast are coming out nearly a month earlier the long-term average this year, researchers say.
A recently announced project at Pine Island aims to study, protect and restore Currituck Sound marshes, a globally significant habitat that has been degraded by pollution and effects of climate change.
A pilot study underway at the Army’s coastal and hydraulics research facility at Duck Pier aims to improve the quality of beach data researchers collect during storms.
Researchers have developed an automated method that uses artificial intelligence and computer models to determine the species of whales photographed using drones and measure their length.
N.C. State researchers using underwater sound recordings have found more biodiversity of fish and other aquatic life than expected depend on oyster reefs as habitat.
With six of seven of the highest rainfalls since 1898 occurring within the last 20 years, UNC researchers find that climate change may be stirring a feedback loop of flood-producing coastal storms.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes to list the Neuse River waterdog as threatened and the Carolina madtom as endangered under the Endangered Species Act.
Researchers are looking for the mysterious black-capped petrel off Cape Hatteras, a threatened pelagic bird that breeds on Caribbean islands and travels far to forage.
NOAA scientists studying meteotsunamis say learning more about these smaller tsunami-like waves that reach N.C. beaches generally unnoticed could help in forecasting storm surge and coastal flooding.