The 2020 summer hypoxia forecast for the Neuse River estuary calls for dissolved oxygen levels slightly lower than the long-term average.
A group of 11th and 12th graders decided to conduct a study called “Student Perspectives on Coastal Change.”
Researchers at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences have been studying local ecosystems under oyster farms, comparing their seagrass and fish communities to areas without oyster gear.
Even though federal agencies and the seafood industry are cracking down on fraudsters, it’s never a bad idea to educate yourself about the origins of your seafood.
When forming their perceptions about complex environmental issues, children seem to reach conclusions like scientists.