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SCIENCE SERVING THE COAST:
SPECTER OF OIL SPURS RESEARCH RESPONSE
South Atlantic states are watching to see if oil from the Gulf of Mexico will move into the Gulf Stream. Pam Smith explores how North Carolina Sea Grant and researchers are addressing the potential threat.
TEACHERS EXPLORE OCEAN/CLIMATE CHANGE CONNECTION
Teachers get hands-on lessons in ocean science and climate change to bring back to their students. Follow Ann Green as she chronicles this annual ocean literacy training for educators.
INVASIVE PLANT SPECIES: THE SPOILERS
Exotic plants are taking over many North Carolina ecosystems. Pam Smith highlights common invaders and efforts to eradicate them.
NATIVE PLANT SPECIES: THE SOLUTION
Plant lovers are promoting species native to the state. Saving and restoring these plants to their natural habitats also brings many benefits.
Climb the newly reopened Cape Lookout Lighthouse and enjoy the spectacular views.
EDUCATION ON A PLATE: Served with a Dash of Local Pride
Learn about cooking local seafood. E-Ching Lee talks with coastal chefs who will participate in the 2010 Cooking with the Chefs event at the N.C. Seafood Festival.
Fresh Seafood Ideas: AUTUMN CATCH
Inspired to cook seasonal seafood? Try out these recipes for what’s being caught now in North Carolina waters.
Kathleen Angione looks back on coastal adventures and lessons.