The report released Monday by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change paints a dire picture, but North Carolina is bucking its reputation for climate change denialism and slowly moving toward.
sea level rise
Cyclical variations in the moon’s orbit around Earth are nothing new, but the resulting rapid increases in tidal flooding in combination with rising sea levels will likely create myriad coastal problems in the future.
A recent study is the first worldwide elevation model using satellite Light Detection and Ranging, or LiDAR, data to evaluate what parts of the world are most vulnerable to sea level rise.
Photojournalist Justin Cook shares a personal story of discovering his Outer Banks connections and how this shared history and the Salvo Community Cemetery are being lost to tides and time.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore staff will hold two meetings in May to hear the public’s ideas about how to preserve the Ocracoke Light Station on Ocracoke.
The North Carolina King Tides Project now uses the Coastal Observer app to report water levels and submit photos of king tides, including the first of the year next week.
A Duke University-led team studied 35 years of satellite images of the state’s Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula.
Support appears to be growing in North Carolina for using natural, restored and working lands to help offset carbon emissions and reduce flooding severity.
Beaufort recently installed pavement that allows stormwater to soak into the ground, one of numerous projects to improve water quality in area municipalities.
Hear how coastal habitats contribute to coastal protection and blue carbon storage at noon April 19 during a Coastal Habitat Learning Series webinar.
Gov. Roy Cooper’s proposed spending plan would increase funding for conservation, parks, flood mitigation and other coastal projects.
There’s no easy answer when it comes to flooding in the Albemarle-Pamlico region, but there’s a move on to not only live with water, but also to capitalize on it.
Surrounded by water, nonprofits in NC’s “Inner Banks” region say bringing the environment to the people is key to community resilience.
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.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore will accept comments until April 3 on proposed improvements at Oregon Inlet Marina, including steps to adapt to sea level rise.