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Jul 8, 2021

Many Nonprofits, Companies Report Using Commercial Species in Tree Planting Projects

A new study led by a researcher from NC State provides a detailed look at what forest restoration organizations across the tropics are actually doing on the ground.

Jun 8, 2021

In Mexican Mountains, Some Tree Species Could be Vulnerable to Climate Change

A study led by an NC State researcher found species of pine and oaks in the mountains of Mexico could be vulnerable to climate change.

Jun 3, 2021

Could Sycamore Trees Be an Alternative Fuel Source?

NC State researchers found a native tree, the American sycamore, could be a bioenergy fuel source.

Jun 2, 2021

Study Offers Insights for Communicating About Wildlife, Zoonotic Disease Amid COVID-19

An NC State study found a link between the perception of information about zoonotic diseases and the message frame.

May 27, 2021

Natural Gas Pipeline Density Higher Overall in More Vulnerable U.S. Counties

An analysis led by NC State researchers found counties with more socially vulnerable populations had a higher density of natural gas pipelines overall.

May 25, 2021

Forestry Experts Want You to Watch Out for ‘Poolside Pests’

An NC State researcher is looking for reports of invasive insects: Asian longhorned beetle and spotted lanternfly.

May 11, 2021

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

A new NC State study finds trees in ghosts forests contribute to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

May 3, 2021

Natural Forest in Coastal N.C. Becomes Carbon Source as ‘Ghost Forest’ Spreads

NC State researchers found natural coastal forests were carbon sources, while the timing of harvest could impact whether coastal timber forests were sinks or sources. The post is part of a series highlighting NC State research into sea-level rise impacts.

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.