Coastwatch Magazine Highlights Coastal Resilience, Climate Change and More

December 16, 2020 | Dave Shaw

North Carolina Sea Grant’s new coastal resilience specialist Sarah Spiegler tells why resilience means more than merely “bouncing back” — and the latest issue also explores much more.

Breakthroughs Position Striped Bass for Commercial Success

December 7, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Scientists from NC State University have developed a method for farming striped bass more efficiently and less expensively than ever before. Unlike previous methods, the new process does not rely on hormones for breeding striped bass in captivity.

The 2021 NC Coastal Research Fellowship Opens for Proposals

October 14, 2020 | Dave Shaw

North Carolina Sea Grant and the N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve are accepting applications for the 2021 North Carolina Coastal Research Fellowship.

Study Finds Spreading Ghost Forests on NC Coast May Contribute to Climate Change

September 28, 2020 | Dave Shaw

The transition from forest to marsh along the coastline of the Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula has led to a significant loss in the amount of carbon stored in the plants and trees above ground. When released into the atmosphere as a gas, carbon can contribute to global warming.

Coastwatch Explores Horseshoe Crabs, COVID-19, and More

September 22, 2020 | Dave Shaw

The award-winning Coastwatch magazine has just released the Autumn 2020 issue. The latest edition of the flagship publication from North Carolina Sea Grant covers far-ranging content, from the connection between a COVID-19 vaccine and horseshoe crabs to how climate change affects sea turtle hatchlings.