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colorful leaves near mountains

Sep 23, 2020

Fall Foliage 2020: Here’s What to Expect in North Carolina

The warm, rainy summer in North Carolina has set the stage for what could be a better-than-average foliage season. 

Amazon rainforest aerial view.

Sep 21, 2020

Impact of Effort to Reduce Amazon Deforestation Overestimated, Study Finds

Projects designed to protect the Amazon rainforest and reduce greenhouse gas emissions overestimated their impact, a team of researchers found. 

Researchers test drones to detect resistant ash trees.

Sep 17, 2020

Scientists Pilot Drones in Effort to Save Trees From Invasive Beetle

NC State are using drones to try to find ash trees with natural resistance to the emerald ash borer invasive pest. 

Aspen trees in the Colorado mountains.

Sep 16, 2020

Colorado’s Famous Aspens Expected to Decline Due to Climate Change

NC State researchers predict quaking aspen trees, known for their brilliant foliage in fall, will visibly decline along three scenic drives in Colorado. 

family in silhouette

Sep 3, 2020

How Kids Are Inspiring Adults to Address Climate Change

Why? Because parents listen to their children. 

a pine forest

Aug 27, 2020

How Climate Change May Reshape Pine Plantations

To be sustainable, and turn a profit, the forestry sector is already thinking about how to evolve in the face of climate change. 

Students walking outdoors.

Aug 14, 2020

Preparing Parks, Recreation and Tourism Students to Serve Diverse Audience

North Carolina State University professors joined experts from around the country and nation in generating recommendations for other educators preparing students to serve a diverse clientele. 

Lumbee River

Aug 11, 2020

N.C. Tribes Faced Obstacles to Atlantic Coast Pipeline Water Planning, Study Shows

A case study evaluated challenges faced by Indigenous people in North Carolina during planning of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. 

Flooding in Venice.

Aug 10, 2020

Landmarks Facing Climate Threats Could ‘Transform,’ Expert Says

Researchers asked whether iconic locations threatened by climate change should be allowed to transform. 

North American river otter

Aug 3, 2020

Study Finds Diseases In N.C. Otters, an Important Species for Tracking River Health

A new study from North Carolina State University detected evidence of otter diseases associated with pets. 

work table and garden plots in a large fenced-in area

Jul 22, 2020

A Research Roadmap for Bringing Nature to Schools

Green schoolyards could be a huge boost for kids. These researchers want to prove it. 

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.