Are Warming Seas Affecting How Blue Crabs Escape Predators?

September 16, 2021 | Dave Shaw

A team at UNC Wilmington is conducting field surveys through 2022 in Topsail Sound and Chadwick’s Bay to assess the relative abundance of juvenile blue crabs.

Sea Grant/Space Grant Fellow Wins Lightning Talk Award

July 22, 2021 | Dave Shaw

Shannon Ricci, the 2020-21 North Carolina Sea Grant/North Carolina Space Grant research fellow, recently won second place for her student lightning talk “Assessment of Visitation Trends at North Carolina Artificial Reefs Using High-Resolution Satellite Imagery” at the 2021 University Consortium Geographic Information Science Symposium.

The North Carolina King Tides Project Wants Your Help

July 21, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

The King Tides Project is an international initiative to document extreme high tide events using photos.

New Online Guide Offers Resources in Spanish for Hurricane Season

July 20, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

“Prepárate NC” is an online guide for the hurricane season in Spanish.

Marine Debris by the Numbers

July 19, 2021 | Dave Shaw

From 2016 to 2021, our state’s marine debris included 552,957 collected or observed items.