Reflecting on Marine Conservation at the State Department

June 20, 2018 | Julie Leibach

Knauss Marine Policy Fellow Brianna Elliott shares what it’s like working in marine conservation in Washington, D.C.

A Pirate’s Life

June 1, 2018 | Julie Leibach

This year marks the 300th anniversary of Blackbeard’s adventures along the N.C. coast. Pirate fans and scholars are marking the occasion with activities across the state.

Ocracoke Brogue for Dingbatters

May 29, 2018 | Marisa Incremona

Here’s a brief guide to vocab, grammar and pronunciation characteristic of the dialect you might hear on Ocracoke Island.

Hurricane Hindsight: Researchers Work to Improve Coastal Flooding Predictions

May 14, 2018 | Julie Leibach

As a new Atlantic or Gulf hurricane forms offshore, there’s typically speculation about its eventual landfall location and strength, and how the storm will affect surge and coastal flooding.

The Future of Shrimping: What’s New in Conservation Gear

May 10, 2018 | Sara Mirabilio

Next week, the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission will discuss the results of a three-year, collaborative research effort to develop technical solutions to reduce bycatch in North Carolina’s shrimp trawl fishery.