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American bison.

Jul 2, 2020

Can Asia end its uncontrolled consumption of wildlife? Here’s how North America did it a century ago

A researcher from NC State offers lessons from wildlife conservation in North America in the hope they can aid global efforts. 

A sandy field of soybeans

Jun 30, 2020

Using Leaf Fungi to Improve Crop Resilience

An NC State team led by Christine Hawkes is identifying beneficial fungi found in five crops to improve disease and drought resistance. 

Roland Kays and the eagle Freedom.

Jun 22, 2020

NC State Researcher Joins Global Effort to Study Impact of ‘Anthropause’ on Wildlife

Wildlife scientists from around the globe issued a call for sharing animal behavior data amid the "anthropause." 

Shadow, a wolf at the San Diego Zoo, when he was a pup in 2014.

Jun 22, 2020

Positive YouTube Videos of Wolves Linked to Greater Tolerance

NC State researchers saw in a new study that people showed increased tolerance for wolves after watching positive videos of them. 

Shasta Lake during a drought in California.

Jun 18, 2020

How A Historic Drought Led to Higher Power Costs and Emissions

A researcher at NC State led a study of the impact of a historic drought in California on cost and environmental impacts for electric power systems. 

Deja Perkins and Lauren Pharr pictured while birding

Jun 15, 2020

The Importance of Black Birders Week and Its Lasting Impact

Two NC State students who participated in Black Birders Week weigh in on why it's important. 

Deja Perkins birding.

Jun 5, 2020

On How #BlackBirdersWeek Celebrated Black Naturalists, Birders

Deja Perkins, a graduate student from NC State, helped launch #BlackBirdersWeek to celebrate black naturalists, birders. 

World map of nitrogen dioxide air pollution in 2020.

May 28, 2020

In Wake of Global Shutdowns, Researchers Expect Water Quality to Improve

NC State researchers expect water quality to improve in the wake of COVID-19 global shutdowns related to declines in air pollution. 

Bat hanging on tree

Apr 22, 2020

How Habitat Destruction Enables the Spread of Diseases Like COVID-19

Our current crisis highlights the importance of wildlife habitats. 

Dr. Myron Floyd, dean of the NC State College of Natural Resources

Mar 20, 2020

NC State Names New Dean of College of Natural Resources

Myron Floyd, an expert on the human dimensions of natural resources, has been named dean of NC State’s College of Natural Resources. His appointment becomes effective April 1. 

Cat with GPS tracking device on collar.

Mar 11, 2020

Podcast: Pet Cats and Wildlife

Roland Kays discusses the impact of house cats' hunting on local wildlife. 

Bob Jordan shakes hand of another trustee with Chancellor Woodson looking on.

Feb 18, 2020

In Memoriam: Bob Jordan

Alumnus Bob Jordan, who served North Carolina as a public official and business leader, died at his home Sunday, surrounded by family. Jordan is remembered for his unwavering support of NC State for more than 60 years. 

Results from consumer survey of using gene drives in agriculture.

Sep 11, 2019

Public Support for Gene Drives in Agriculture Tied to Limits

First public survey on agricultural gene drives shows consumer support - within limits. 

Map of Hurricane Dorian's projected path.

Sep 4, 2019

Experts Can Discuss Hurricane, Flood, Recovery Issues

As Hurricane Dorian churns in the Atlantic, NC State experts can answer media questions on everything from coastal damage to food safety. 

Students gather samples in the sound in front of the CMAST building

Jul 24, 2019

Campus at the Coast

NC State's Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) offers students unique experiences and furthers the university's research and outreach mission.