Wildlife Flock to Backyards for Food From People
A new study helps explain why some animals are sometimes more often found in suburban areas than wild ones: because people are feeding them – sometimes accidentally.
Getting The Most Bang For Your Conservation Buck
Climate change is complicating conservation efforts. New approaches are needed.
Do Raccoons Fear Coyotes? A Research Team Used Cameras to Find Out
A new study used cameras to find raccoons are unlikely prey for coyotes.
Study Finds Spreading Ghost Forests on N.C. Coast May Contribute to Climate Change
NC State researchers found the spread of ghost forests along the N.C. coast has implications for climate change.
Impact of Effort to Reduce Amazon Deforestation Overestimated, Study Finds
Projects designed to protect the Amazon rainforest and reduce greenhouse gas emissions overestimated their impact, a team of researchers found.
Scientists Pilot Drones in Effort to Save Trees From Invasive Beetle
NC State are using drones to try to find ash trees with natural resistance to the emerald ash borer invasive pest.
How Climate Change May Reshape Pine Plantations
To be sustainable, and turn a profit, the forestry sector is already thinking about how to evolve in the face of climate change.
N.C. Tribes Faced Obstacles to Atlantic Coast Pipeline Water Planning, Study Shows
A case study evaluated challenges faced by Indigenous people in North Carolina during planning of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
Study Finds Diseases In NC Otter Population Associated With Pets
A new study from North Carolina State University detected evidence of otter diseases that may be spread by pets.
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.