Some Forests Need Fire
Do the benefits of prescribed burns include protection and recovery from wildfires?
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND DISASTER RECOVERY
Pioneering Research in a Burgeoning Field
Climate resilience planner Olivia Vilá discusses post-hurricane response from nonprofits.
THE UNTAPPED RESOURCE
How Students Can Help Build Community Resiliency
As kids learn through environmental education, so do adults.
SANDS OF TIME
A tagged sandbar shark resurfaces 23 years later.
Sea Level Rise Rapidly Accelerates Along the Southeast and Gulf Coasts
From Cape Hatteras to the Gulf, sea level rise breaks records.
Danger in the Water
“Forever chemicals” contaminate fish in the Cape Fear River.
How Have Oyster Reefs Changed Over the Last Six Decades?
The area available to harvest oysters has decreased over 75%.
HOOK, LINE & SCIENCE
Research, News, and More for Anglers
How can you tell how old a fish is? Look into its eyes.
North Carolina’s Year-Round Residents
Our state’s fulltime bottlenose dolphins live in clusters.
Who’s Afraid of New Seafood?
Catfish skin chips, anybody?
BEHIND THE RESEARCHER
Matt Damiano, Warming Waters, and Sustaining Iconic Fish
Fishers are seeing more dolphinfish off the Outer Banks.
For Autumn Appetites
She-crab soup, shrimp-stuffed baked potatoes, and more.
The Back Cover
Coastwatch nets new awards.
lead photo and front cover photo credit: Nathan Burmester.