Drones Deliver Data on Oyster Reef Health

September 25, 2018 | Julie Leibach

Using aerial imagery from unoccupied aircraft systems, researchers can efficiently assess the condition of oyster reefs.

Blue Bloods Spawn New Research Partnership

August 9, 2018 | Julie Leibach

Horseshoe crab blood is a valuable medical resource. With support from Sea Grant, one company is exploring how to improve blood harvesting while conserving the species.

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.

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.