A plan to widen and deepen Wilmington’s port channel is the first to go through a new, expedited environmental review process, but federal officials say the ports authority’s study falls short.
Audubon North Carolina Friday brought together officials and representatives who all emphasized working together to preserve the Pine Island Audubon Center.
Flooding and erosion problems are best solved with approaches that mimic nature, say developers, town officials and others who spoke last week during the N.C. Coastal Resilience Summit.
More than just the environment, climate change threatens the economy, labor market and infrastructure, according to speakers at Day 1 of the two-day Coastal Resilience Summit this week in Havelock.
A new online tool can help identify sites where natural resiliency projects, including living shorelines and wetlands restoration, can most benefit people, fish and wildlife.
Tyrrell County residents are looking for solutions to ease the increased flooding in their communities caused by more intense rainfall and an old, poorly maintained drainage system.
With the toll of Hurricane Florence now in sharp focus, state agencies and nonprofits are teaming to develop a plan for a more resilient coast during a two-day summit next month.
A new report finds the effects of hurricanes and other weather disasters are getting worse, especially for the poorest, and that now is time for building community resilience.
State officials and local communities are working to address climate change-related problems, but the challenges, including political and public buy-in, remain daunting.
The Butterfly Highway, a project to protect habitat and build advocacy and awareness for pollinators, has so far protected more than 30,000 acres.
Habitat loss and pesticide use have made planting for pollinators more important than ever, and adding native, diverse plants can help create a haven for pollinators and wildlife.
The N.C. General Assembly has granted certain local governments authority to manage and remove derelict or abandoned vessels in public waters, but there’s no law addressing the problem statewide.
When the Coast Guard and other agencies and contractors responded after Hurricane Florence to the preponderance of storm-tossed and damaged boats, they were restricted by state law in what they could do.
As communities continue to clean up from Hurricane Florence, officials are turning to the problem of derelict and abandoned vessels that sank or washed ashore during the storm.
Elevated selenium levels were found in Sutton Lake before Hurricane Florence flooded Duke Energy’s coal ash pond. Now researchers plan to study the breach’s long-term effects.
Duke Energy says its sampling of the Cape Fear River shows no significant harm resulted from the Sutton Plant coal ash spill, but others contend the utility’s own results and state standards raise red flags.