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Jul 6, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Protecting the Environment from Pollution

College of Natural Resources graduate Daniel Amparo’s passion is discovering potential human health risks from pollution in our environment. Read more about his journey.

Jun 29, 2020

Green Industries Create a Stronger Economy in North Carolina

Green industries play a vital role in North Carolina, contributing approximately $134.9 million to the state’s economy in 2019 and supporting more than 900,000 jobs.

Jun 29, 2020

Using Leaf Fungi to Improve Crop Resilience

An interdisciplinary team led by Christine Hawkes is identifying beneficial fungi found in five key crops with the aim of using them to help plants fend off diseases and tolerate drought stress.

Jun 22, 2020

NC State Researcher Joins Global Effort to Study Impact of ‘Anthropause’ on Wildlife

Wildlife scientists from around the globe issued a call for sharing animal behavior data amid the “anthropause.”

Jun 22, 2020

Ashlee George: Agroecology Education Farm Internship

Like most students at North Carolina State University, I ate the majority of my meals freshman year in Fountain Dining Hall. Right when you walk in, they have a giant chalkboard that displays the farms that the food comes from. […]

Jun 22, 2020

Positive YouTube Videos of Wolves Linked to Greater Tolerance

NC State researchers saw in a new study that people showed increased tolerance for wolves after watching positive videos of them.

Jun 18, 2020

How A Historic Drought Led to Higher Power Costs and Emissions

A researcher at NC State led a study of the impact of a historic drought in California on cost and environmental impacts for electric power systems.

Jun 15, 2020

The Importance of Black Birders Week and Its Lasting Impact

Deja Perkins and Lauren Pharr helped organize Black Birders Week and participated in the daily events, respectively. We spoke with them to hear their perspective on the week and its impact.

Jun 5, 2020

On How #BlackBirdersWeek Celebrated Black Naturalists, Birders

Deja Perkins, a graduate student from NC State, helped launch #BlackBirdersWeek to celebrate Black naturalists, birders.

Jun 4, 2020

NC State Tree Experts Grow Oaks to Honor Marines

Forestry experts at NC State are growing young oaks to honor Marines who fell at Belleau Wood.