Letter from the Executive Director
News, research, and resources.
IN THE WAKE OF STORMS
Even as our state’s capacity for seafood processing declines, wholesalers and distributors have built a network that rapidly deploys initial aid to coastal communities after hurricanes.
MAGIC AT 64.4 DEGREES
Science, Serendipity, and Farmed Striped Bass
Diligence and hard-earned expertise contributed to a recent breakthrough that has positioned farmed striped bass for commercial success. And scientists behind the innovation say they couldn’t have done it without another key ingredient: luck.
BREAKING SYSTEMIC BARRIERS
Being Black in the Aquatic Sciences and Related Fields
“I can’t walk around with a sign on my back that says, ‘I’m not a threat. Don’t shoot me.’ ”
IN FULL BLOOM
Algae, Air Quality, and New Research on the Impacts of Cyanotoxins
“Some days, we even operated like a band of storm chasers: When the CEEG’s network reported bloom sightings, we would all jump in our vehicles and speed toward those locations.”
HOOK, LINE & SCIENCE
Illegal Angling, Measuring the Megalodon, and More
Video footage revealed that illegal fishing occurred regularly within the areas under observation.
Recipes for Tex-Mex shrimp, stuffed soft-shell crabs, and monkfish bisque tantalize chefs and DIYers alike.
Comparing Apples to Oysters
Farmers and fishers have much in common in the way of obstacles and opportunities.
Crabitat: Juvenile Blue Crab Habitats in Pamlico Sound
Blue crabs go through drastic changes in body shape and location as they age.
RIP CURRENTS: KNOW YOUR OPTIONS (Poster)
Print it out, put it up, and save a life. And share the link.
The Back Cover
K-12 students creatively respond to the question “What does climate resiliency mean to you?”
lead photo by Scott Baker for “In the Wake of Storms”