On the Water Collecting Data and Debris

February 3, 2015 | Gloria Putnam

Gloria Putnam describes her ride on the water with Outer Banks fishermen to find lost crab pots. Along the way, she also collected data that could help future efforts to retrieve these pots.

Turning the Tide on Trash

January 30, 2015 | Sara Mirabilio

Photo by Sara Mirabilio.
Along with 31 other volunteers, Sara Mirabilio helped collect marine debris from two sites on Roanoke Island in the middle of January. In this post, she offers a pictorial journey — and an education on what washes up on our shores.

Writing About Science

January 29, 2015 | Rebecca Nagy

Read an excerpt from Terri Kirby Hathaway’s guest blog for the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher’s Sea Turtle Exploration website.

Blue Crabs and Environmental Pollutants

January 20, 2015 | E-Ching Lee

On Jan. 21, 2015, UNC-TV’s North Carolina Science Now segment will highlight research on blue crabs and environmental pollutants at the University of North Carolina Wilmington — and funded by North Carolina Sea Grant.

Secrets of Tidal Creeks

January 7, 2015 | E-Ching Lee

UNC-TV will air a segment on tidal creeks on Jan. 7, 2015, that includes an interview with Sea Grant’s Gloria Putman.