In Full Bloom

December 8, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

North Carolina Sea Grant welcomes Haley Plass to our advisory board. Plaas is a Ph.D. student in environmental sciences and engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead City. She received the joint Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership – North Carolina Sea Grant Fellowship in 2019 and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship in 2020. Here, she talks about some of her groundbreaking research.

How Sea Grant Fueled My Passion for Environmental Engineering

December 2, 2021 |

North Carolina Sea Grant celebrates Black in Marine Science week with Delandra Clark’s article about how real-world experiences informed her decision to pursue environmental engineering.

Above and Below: The Impacts of Weather Events on Water Quality and Quantity

December 1, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

North Carolina Sea Grant celebrates Black in Marine Science Week with a look at Alex K. Manda’s wide-ranging research interests, which address a critical resource many people on the East Coast often take for granted: water.

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.

Breaking Systemic Barriers: Being Black in the Aquatic Sciences and Related Fields

November 29, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

North Carolina Sea Grant celebrates Black in Marine Science Week with Lauren D. Pharr’s seminal story from the award-winning Spring 2021 issue of Coastwatch magazine.