How Stable Is the Oystercatcher Population?

January 10, 2019 | Dave Shaw

For a monogamous bird like the oystercatcher, the number of available male-female pairs is critical to the stability of its population.

Parasites: Partners in Coastal Restoration

January 3, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Parasites have an image problem. They’re actually quite helpful.

Hurricane Flooding Affects Lumbee River Basin

December 6, 2018 | Dave Shaw

Because flooding from Hurricane Matthew was so much larger than anything the Lumbee River had experienced in the observational record, the flood had unknown implications for the river’s nitrogen cycle.

Living Shorelines Can Enhance Saltmarsh Resilience to Hurricanes

November 8, 2018 | Dave Shaw

As coastal North Carolina ecosystems rebound from Florence and Michael, new research shows that “living shorelines” helped to make saltmarshes more resilient to Hurricane Matthew.

Exploring Global Views of Fishing and Seafood

September 18, 2018 | Dave Shaw

Sea Grant is co-sponsoring “Radical Transformation of Our Seas: Stories from Fisherman’s Blues” on Sept. 25.