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Tag: wildlife conservation

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Two mallard ducks flying

Dec 14, 2018

As Hunting Declines, Efforts Grow to Broaden the Funding Base for Wildlife Conservation

Much of the money for wildlife conservation in the United States comes from taxes and fees paid by sportsmen. But as fewer Americans take up hunting, wildlife managers need other funding sources. 

A bat box stands on the Rocky Branch Greenway Trail near Pullen Road on NC State's campus.

Apr 26, 2018

Evicted Bats Get New Digs on Campus

After University Transportation ousted a colony of bats from a campus parking deck, a group of faculty and staff collaborated to find the bats a new home. 

Mar 8, 2018

Who Can Name the Most North Carolina Wildlife?

NC State researchers in environmental education study how students learn about biodiversity and whether they have an interest in conservation biology – protecting wildlife species in the future. 

Iguana on rock in the Bahamas

Mar 29, 2017

Kids’ Wildlife Preferences Differ from Island to Mainland

NC State research with children from the Bahamas and North Carolina helps us understand the next generation's priorities for wildlife conservation.