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Tag: North Carolina Sea Grant

Ghost forest snag.

May 11, 2021

Study Finds Ghost Forest ‘Tree Farts’ Contribute to Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new NC State study finds trees in ghosts forests contribute to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. 

Students picked up trash at the beach in New Hanover County.

Apr 15, 2021

Officials, Voters, Show More Concern About Plastic Waste in Ocean After Kids’ Presentations

An NC State study shows voters and leaders showed more concern about trash in the ocean after kids' presentations. 

Ghost forest on N.C. coast.

Sep 28, 2020

Study Finds Spreading Ghost Forests on N.C. Coast May Contribute to Climate Change

NC State researchers found the spread of ghost forests along the N.C. coast has implications for climate change. 

Woman standing in marsh giving instruction to people on a dock above

Oct 10, 2019

Beyond the Bricks: Get to Know N.C. Sea Grant

We head to the coast for this installment in a series that spotlights NC State people and programs at work outside our Raleigh campus. 

an oyster reef revealed by low tide

Jul 15, 2019

What Can Researchers Learn by Eavesdropping on Fish?

Want to know how fish use oyster reefs? Eavesdrop on them. 

prow of a canoe on the river

Dec 12, 2018

Hurricane Flooding Affects Lumbee River Basin

As the global population has exploded over the last century, nitrogen has become one of the most common water contaminants in the world. 

Oct 31, 2017

Ghost Forests of the East Coast

This is no Halloween legend: Ghost forests—dying trees caused by encroaching saltwater—are a growing problem on the East Coast. 

May 10, 2016

Of Space and Sea: Data Challenges and Creative Solutions

Investments in space missions could soon return more benefits in coastal North Carolina. 

May 2, 2016

Study Looks at Climate Change Concern in Adolescents

Personal beliefs and conversations with family and friends influence North Carolina middle schoolers' concern about climate change -- but not necessarily the way you'd expect.