environment

Nov 8, 2017  |  The Abstract

“Space” Invader – Invasive Marine Fouling Species Crowds Out Natives

An invasive species of tunicate known as Clavelina oblonga crowds out and overgrows other marine fouling species and reduces biodiversity.

Oct 12, 2017  |  The Abstract

Tracing Subglacial Water Storage

Some 70 percent of the world’s population consumes water that has glacial input, so it’s important to understand how these icy giants operate.

Aug 2, 2017  |  The Abstract

Recommending a new approach for the EPA on low-dose endocrine effects: a Q&A with David Dorman

Committee provides strategies to EPA for evaluating low-dose effects of endocrine-active chemicals on human health.

Jun 13, 2017

Monarch Revival

Milkweed planted on Lonnie Poole Golf Course should help struggling monarch butterfly populations.

Feb 27, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Invasive and Native Marsh Grasses May Provide Similar Benefits to Protected Wetlands

An invasive species of marsh grass may provide similar benefits to protected wetlands as native marsh grasses.

Oct 5, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Urban Warming Slows Tree Growth, Photosynthesis

New research finds that urban warming reduces growth and photosynthesis in city trees. The researchers found that insect pests are part of the problem, but that heat itself plays a more significant role.

Sep 29, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Food Additive Key to Environmentally Friendly, Efficient, Plastic Solar Cells

A common food additive helps researchers create a solar cell that can be manufactured without using environmentally hazardous chemicals.

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.