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Apr 15, 2021
Officials, Voters, Show More Concern About Plastic Waste in Ocean After Kids’ Presentations
An NC State study shows voters and leaders showed more concern about trash in the ocean after kids’ presentations.
Mar 29, 2021
How Coastal Forests Are Managed Can Impact Water Cycle
NC State researchers tracked how water moves through wetland pine forests near the North Carolina coast.
Apr 13, 2021
NC State Student Ben Zino is Promoting Wildlife Conservation One Video at a Time
With over 23,000 subscribers, Ben Zino’s YouTube channel is inspiring others to support wildlife conservation.
Mar 24, 2021
Forestry Student Overcomes Challenges to Shine as Research Assistant
Forestry and Environmental Resources senior Norman Urbanek is a shining example of how hard work, despite the struggles facing many students in today’s pandemic, pays off.