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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.
Mar 8, 2021
For Teens, Outdoor Recreation During the Pandemic Linked to Improved Well-Being
A study from North Carolina State University found outdoor play and nature-based activities helped buffer some of the negative mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for adolescents.
Mar 8, 2021
Lights Out: Climate Change Could Plunge America Into Darkness. Here’s Why.
As climate change accelerates, the electrical system in the United States will face more frequent extreme weather events that could cause outdated infrastructure to fail.
Mar 4, 2021
NC Citizen Science Study Captures 2.2M Wildlife Images
A citizen science project led by NC State researchers captured 2.2 million wildlife images in North Carolina.