NC Sea Grant-Funded Scientist Receives Best Paper Honor

April 16, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Hans W. Paerl, an aquatic ecologist at the UNC-Chapel Hill Institute of Marine Sciences, led a team that conducted groundbreaking research on nutrient over-enrichment and its negative effects on coastal ecosystems.

NC History Book Features Blackbeard and Other State Icons

April 16, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Blackbeard rises again, this time in “This Day in North Carolina History.”

Over 50 Sites Host Statewide Star Party Events

April 8, 2019 | Dave Shaw

From Kill Devil Hills to Boone, stargazers of all ages will lift their eyes to the skies as part of the N.C. Science Festival’s statewide Star Party on April 12 and 13.

New Project Explores Slave-Trading History of Blackbeard’s Ship

March 26, 2019 | Dave Shaw

From 1713 to 1717, the ship transported thousands of African men, women and children as part of the intercontinental slave trade.

Coharie and Lumbee Communities Host Guided Kayak Tours

March 23, 2019 | Dave Shaw

On Saturday, March 30, members of the Coharie and Lumbee communities will host tours on North Carolina waterways to share their cultural and historical significance.