Creating Solutions for the Global Blue Economy

April 26, 2022 | Dave Shaw

The “Creating Solutions for the Global Blue Economy” workshop provided a forum for NC State undergraduate and graduate students to learn about the challenges facing development of resilient and sustainable coastal economies.

New “Tangled in Trash” App Relies on Grassroots Reporting

December 1, 2021 | Dave Shaw

The first reporting tool designed to document when and where marine debris harms animals in the Carolinas and Georgia is now available. The “Tangled in Trash” app relies on information from anyone who finds wildlife entangled or injured in marine debris and trash.

Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership Supports Southeast Raleigh Communities

November 19, 2021 | Dave Shaw

The Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership was born out of the desire of community members and organizations to address environmental concerns for a critical stream in Southeast Raleigh.

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.