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Wild fox

Jul 30, 2021

This Is How College Students Think We Could Pay for Wildlife Conservation in the U.S.

A recent study suggests U.S. college students would support new ways of paying for wildlife conservation. 

A wildfire in Portugal

Jul 26, 2021

Ask an Expert: How Dangerous Is Wildfire Smoke?

NC State expert Jennifer Richmond-Bryant discusses how wildfire smoke can impact human health, even if the fire is thousands of miles away. 

Gabrielle Cunningham jumps over a hurdle at a track and field event.

Jul 21, 2021

12 Wolfpack Student-Athletes Compete in Tokyo Olympics

A record number of NC State student-athletes vie for a place on the podium at the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. 

Sitka spruce

Jul 12, 2021

Genetic Study in Giant Evergreens Reveals Clues to Pest Resistance

A genetic analysis led by an NC State researcher found clues to pest resistance in Sitka spruce trees. 

Coffee tree

Jul 8, 2021

Many Nonprofits, Companies Use Commercial Species in Tree Planting Projects in the Tropics

A new study led by a researcher from NC State provides a detailed look at what forest restoration organizations across the tropics are actually doing on the ground. 

A tree marked with a tag is part of a citizen science project.

Jun 24, 2021

Making Citizen Science Inclusive Will Require More Than Rebranding

Scientists need to undertake tangible efforts to boost equity, diversity and inclusion in citizen science, NC State researchers said in a perspective in the journal Science. 

Lake Isabella in Kern County, California.

Jun 11, 2021

Ask an Expert: How Is the Western U.S. Drought Impacting the Power Grid?

Jordan Kern, an assistant professor of forestry and environmental resources at NC State, discusses the drought's potential impact on the nation's electrical system. 

A forest in the mountains of Southwest Mexico.

Jun 8, 2021

In Mexican Mountains, Some Tree Species Could Be Vulnerable to Climate Change

A study led by an NC State researcher found species of pine and oaks in the mountains of Mexico could be vulnerable to climate change. 

Jun 3, 2021

Researchers Design Simulation Tool To Predict Disease, Pest Spread

NC State researchers developed a computer simulation tool to predict pest and disease attacks crops or forests, also test when to apply pesticides or other management strategies to contain them. 

American sycamore grove

Jun 3, 2021

Could Sycamore Trees Be an Alternative Fuel Source?

NC State researchers found a native tree, the American sycamore, could be a bioenergy fuel source. 

The sun peeks through the leaves of a tree at the Court of North Carolina.

Jun 2, 2021

Turning Tree Residue Into Smart Hydrogels

NC State researchers are turning wood byproducts into sensory hydrogels and sustainable, biodegradable smart materials. 

Wildlife management can play a role in the spread of zoonotic disease..

Jun 2, 2021

Study Offers Insights for Communicating About Wildlife, Zoonotic Disease Amid COVID-19

An NC State study found a link between the perception of information about zoonotic diseases and the message frame. 

Natural pipeline construction.

May 27, 2021

Natural Gas Pipeline Density Higher Overall in More Vulnerable U.S. Counties

An analysis led by NC State researchers found counties with more socially vulnerable populations had a higher density of natural gas pipelines overall. 

Asian longhorned beetle.

May 25, 2021

Forestry Experts Want You To Watch Out for ‘Poolside Pests’

An NC State researcher is looking for reports of invasive insects: Asian longhorned beetle and spotted lanternfly. 

Bachman's warbler.

May 24, 2021

To Unpack Colonial Influence on Ecology, Researchers Propose 5 Strategies

An NC State researcher co-authored a perspective on strategies to untangle the impacts of colonialism on ecology.