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Oct 16, 2020

After the Blaze: How Wildfires Can Impact Drinking Water

As wildfires grow hotter and more destructive, cities around the world could face drinking water shortages.

Sep 30, 2020

Arctic Drilling: Did the Federal Government Violate NEPA?

The law requires federal agencies to examine the potential environmental impacts of major infrastructure projects.

Sep 7, 2020

Wildfires: Expert Answers to Your Burning Questions

Wildfire season is here. NC State researcher Joseph Roise has answers to all your questions.

Aug 26, 2020

How Oil and Gas Drilling Could Disrupt the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

A plan to open the refuge to drilling could negatively impact wildlife and tourist.

Feb 25, 2020

Invasive Species: How Exotic Plants, Animals and Insects Impact North Carolina

From the emerald ash borer to feral swine, North Carolina is home to a number of invasive species that can have devastating impacts on the environment, economy and even human health.

Dec 22, 2019

Parasitic Wasps Are Making A Meal of North Carolina’s Christmas Trees

North Carolina is the country’s second-largest producer and exporter of Christmas trees. But a parasitic wasp is feasting on the seed supply.

Dec 18, 2019

A Forest Runs Through It

Since its establishment, Schenck has been managed as a teaching and research site where students learn about forest management and the associated benefits. It has also become a popular recreation spot for Raleigh residents who enjoy its walking trails and picnic areas.

Nov 13, 2019

Renewable Energy Is Key To Stopping Climate Change But Poses Challenge For Wildlife Conservation

NC State professor Chris Moorman examines the environmental impacts of renewable energy development in his recently published book, “Renewable Energy and Wildlife Conservation.”