Ghost Forests: More Than Halloween Scenes

October 30, 2017 | Danielle Costantini

Far from being frighteningly fun for Halloween, ghost forests are a growing problem along much of the East Coast. Learn more about this topic that is the focus of a North Carolina Sea Grant/Space Grant fellowship.

Zombies and Invaders in Estuaries, Oh My!

October 25, 2017 | Marisa Incremona

A new exhibit at North Carolina Estuarium focuses on biological invasions, an important conservation issue in eastern North Carolina estuaries — where salty and freshwater mix.

Froglet on a blade of grass

Indicators of Hope: Coastal green treefrogs develop salt tolerance

October 24, 2017 | E-Ching Lee

An East Carolina University researcher is finding that green treefrogs are changing to live in higher salinities — and that adaptation could prevent some coastal populations from going extinct.

Hurricane over Cuba

Interpreting Irma: What Do All Those Watches and Warnings Mean?

September 8, 2017 | Jessica Whitehead

Jessica Whitehead reviews some of the terms used to describe hazards North Carolina might encounter as Hurricane Irma approaches the state over the next few days.

Marine Debris Survey and Symposium

August 23, 2017 | Gloria Putnam

Help us learn about efforts related to marine debris in North Carolina by filling out this brief survey by Sept. 5:

Your answers will help determine who is doing what, and identify potential actions and partners, be used to complement the state’s existing marine debris reduction strategy.

Also, plan to attend the N.C. Marine Debris Symposium at the Duke Marine Lab in Beaufort on Oct. 16 and 17.