Rip Currents: Know Your Options

May 28, 2021 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina’s coastal region will be busy this summer — and partners across the state are working to ensure beachgoers have safety on their minds.

Oysters grown through aquaculture

Economic Impact of Shellfish Aquaculture Surpasses Wild Harvest for First Time

May 20, 2021 | Katie Mosher

Cultivated shellfish now represent over half of the total economic impact of shellfish in the state.

image representing ghost forest research, taken by Melinda Martinez

Study Finds Ghost Forest ‘Tree Farts’ Contribute to Greenhouse Gas Emissions

May 12, 2021 | Katie Mosher

The dead trees don’t contribute as much as soils, but they should still be accounted for, researchers say.

Invasive Species Alters Marine Community, Interferes in Recovery Following Natural Disasters

May 12, 2021 | Katie Mosher

Clavelina oblonga, an invasive marine fouling species, not only reduces diversity in communities it invades, it also interferes in their recovery following natural disasters — a process known as “succession.” New research has had funding from NC Sea Grant.

Deadline Extended for the NC Science and Technology Policy Fellowship

March 8, 2021 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant is accepting applications for the 2021-22 NC STEM Policy Fellowship until 5 p.m. on March 23. Graduate students will be placed into high-level state government offices focusing on policy topics related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.