A recent study suggests that students can encourage adults to be more concerned about marine debris and support policies to address the issue.
Lauren Olinger, a researcher at UNC Wilmington, has discovered that a certain type of sponge in the Caribbean absorbs organohalides, which include some pollutants.
Seagrasses, a foundation of coastal habitat, are in peril and restoration efforts have a two-thirds failure rate, but a multispecies approach could improve success.
A Duke University-led team studied 35 years of satellite images of the state’s Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula.
Small policy changes can put in motion affordable and cleaner electricity generation options, according to a recent report on the North Carolina Power Sector.
A recent study found that a 20% shift from consumption of small plastic bottles to larger plastic bottles could decrease U.S. plastic waste by 10,000 tons a year.
A recent study shows a net loss of at least 5,686 acres of seagrass meadows between 2006 and 2013 in North Carolina’s Albemarle-Pamlico estuary.
The King Tides Project asks the public to use smartphone cameras and social media to document for science extreme water levels from tides, winds and storms.
The recently released U.S. Sea-Level Report Cards from William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences show that not only are seas rising faster, the acceleration rate is increasing.
Appalachian State University is collaborating with Rachel Noble and her team of researchers at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences to set up a coronavirus tracking system at the Boone campus.
A new study finds that, for several species of oceanic sport fish, individual fish that are caught, released and caught again are more likely to be reeled in again than anticipated.
Two weeks after a federal court ordered a recovery plan update for the endangered red wolf population in northeastern North Carolina, a new report lays out plans to further study the species’ genetics.
“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.