How Do We Become Hunters and Anglers?

January 30, 2023 | Dave Shaw

The answer lies in the strengths of family-based and community-based networks....

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Who Wants to Look at a Dead Whale?

January 23, 2023 | Dave Shaw

Drones and 3D photography have piqued curiosity about viewing large marine animals that have died in remote areas....

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What Keeps Striped Bass Populations from Rebounding?

January 16, 2023 | Dave Shaw

Here's why the species hasn’t recovered in the Neuse River....

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What’s Four Years Old and Contains 185 Fisheries Science Updates for Anglers?

January 9, 2023 | Dave Shaw

North Carolina Sea Grant’s Hook, Line & Science -- and here are the top 10 stories so far....

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How Do Humpback Whales Behave Around Busy Atlantic Seaports?

January 2, 2023 | Dave Shaw

New research reveals what happens when humpback whales and boats of all sizes frequent the same high traffic areas at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay....

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Are the Number of Adults with Shellfish Allergies Increasing?

December 26, 2022 | Dave Shaw

Research shows that nearly 3% of adults in our country are allergic to shellfish....

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What if Fishing Tournaments Could Be Great Competitions and Helpful to Science?

December 19, 2022 | Dave Shaw

New research looks at whether historical records from recreational fishing tournaments can be a useful source of information about long-term trends in recreational fisheries....

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How Would a Nuclear War Affect Our Climate and Oceans?

December 12, 2022 | Dave Shaw

Scientists ran simulations on a variety of nuclear war scenarios — and some of the potential impacts would last thousands of years....

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Can We Really Protect the Piping Plover?

December 5, 2022 | Dave Shaw

A new study looked at the long-term mating habits of these birds before and after protective measures went into effect....

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Are Fishing Guides Role Models?

November 28, 2022 | Dave Shaw

About 500 former clients of charter fishing guides weighed in on the issue....

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