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COMMUNITY SUPPORTED INGENUITY
“Buying local’ doesn’t stop with produce. Discover how Sea Grant research has spawned innovative projects all along the Atlantic coast, supporting struggling communities and educating the public on the bounty of local marine harvests.
COASTAL COMMUNITIES SEEK SUSTAINABLE ACTIONS
“Sustainability” is a popular buzzword among those concerned about the environment and natural resources. Learn more about Sea Grant’s Sustainability Series resource, as well as how some coastal communities are “going green.”
SUSTAINABILITY SERIES: LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN ACTION
This overview of the series presents some opportunities, examples and resources for local officials seeking sustainable solutions in their coastal communities.
FILLING IN THE GAP:
IDENTIFYING HYPOXIC IMPACTS IN NEUSE RIVER SPOT
Fish kills along the Neuse River last summer may have been caused by hypoxia, or low oxygen concentrations in the water. Join Sea Grant researchers examining how changes in water quality affect the distribution, growth and survival of estuary-dependent fish.
Update on North Carolina’s Ocean Policy
A recent report about managing North Carolina’s coastal ocean resources identifies emerging issues and explores the state’s existing ocean policies. Lisa Schiavinato, Sea Grant’s legal specialist, provides an overview.
How Many Oceans?
The answer may not be as easy as you think. Join Terri Kirby Hathaway, Sea Grant’s marine education specialist, as she explores this most interesting question.
PEOPLE & PLACES:
Inland Sites Boost Shell Recycling Efforts
Oyster shells are the best substrate for growing new oysters. Learn how inland communities are sending empty oyster shells back to their rightful place — coastal waters.