Coastwatch Currents

Framing Policy in the Arctic: Views of Changing Ecosystems — Part 1

Knauss fellow Meagan Dunphy-Daly recalls her recent visit to Alaska where she attended the conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic, visited a retreating glacier and saved a pair of belugas.

Studying Oysters in an Estuarine Environment

Brady Blackburn is one of 10 undergraduate students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying at an environmental science field site in Manteo, N.C., this fall. He discusses the group’s research project: examining the effects of oyster aquaculture on the surrounding environment.

Fall Safety Campaign Kicks Off

The National Weather Service’s Fall Safety Campaign, Sept. 1 through Nov. 30, provides valuable safety and preparedness resources, as well as information to share through social media.

Sea Grant Legal Network Hosts Panel on Alternative Legal Careers

Meet attorneys from across the country currently working in nontraditional careers at an event on Oct. 13, 2015. They will share exciting alternative possibilities in the legal profession that can complement traditional practice areas, such as business transactions, technology and litigation.

For more information, contact Lisa Schiavinato at

Meet Jane Harrison, Coastal Economist

Meet our newest staff member, Jane Harrison, coastal economist. She might be from the North but she has fond memories of North Carolina.