environment

Jul 14, 2016  |  The Abstract

Cleaning Up Brownfield Sites Benefits Environment, Nearby Property Values

Cleaning up contaminated properties can benefit more than just the environment, according to recently published research.

May 16, 2016  |  The Abstract

Dust, Pollution, and Decreasing Oxygen in the Tropical Pacific

For the past several decades, researchers have been tracking the decline in dissolved oxygen in the tropical Pacific Ocean. A new theory may provide part of the explanation – air pollution.

Apr 15, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

East Coast Should Expect Active Hurricane Season, Researchers Say

2016 may see an active Atlantic hurricane season, according to NC State researchers.

Apr 4, 2016  |  The Abstract

How Forecasting Water Reclamation Use Can Save Money, Water Resources

A changing climate and recent droughts in the South and West highlight the need to make the most of our limited water resources. One of the tools that can help the U.S. make efficient use of its water supplies is water reclamation – but utilities and water managers have sometimes struggled to deal with public perceptions of reclaimed water.

Sep 24, 2015  |  Events

The Biochemistry of Fall Foliage

Bernhard Kräutler, a professor of organic chemistry at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, explains the biochemical processes that help trees create their autumnal color displays. Don’t miss this colorful lecture.

Jul 8, 2015  |  Events

Register for Inaugural Global Change Symposium

NC State faculty, graduate students and researchers who would like to present their work on environmental issues to the campus community can register to be part of the inaugural NC State Global Change Symposium by July 15. The event will be held on Aug. 28 at the Talley Student Union.

Jun 9, 2015  |  The Abstract

Experts Convene to Discuss How to Protect Bees, Other Pollinators

This autumn, researchers, educators, and industry experts from around the country will descend on a small town in rural North Carolina to discuss a question with repercussions for both the economy and the environment: what can be done to protect bees and other pollinators?

Jun 8, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

The Butterfly Effect: Insect’s Wings Key to Azalea Pollination

Butterfly wings, not bees, are key to pollinating certain azalea species, an NC State researcher finds.

Jun 3, 2015  |  HR and Finance

The Conservation Fund Selected to Lead Hofmann Forest Negotiations

The Board of Trustees for the Endowment Fund of NC State University has selected The Conservation Fund, supported by the law firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan, to manage land-use negotiations for Hofmann Forest. The Conservation Fund-led partnership was selected […]

Jun 3, 2015  |  The Abstract

How Do Scientists Predict the Size of a ‘Dead Zone’?

What causes the enormous 'dead zone' in the Gulf of Mexico? And how do researchers predict how big it will be?