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Dec 1, 2020

Cost of Planting, Protecting Trees to Fight Climate Change Could Jump

A new analysis estimates the cost of preserving and planting trees to hit global emissions reductions targets.

Nov 24, 2020

Christmas Trees: Here’s The Scoop on North Carolina’s Crop

North Carolina’s Christmas tree growers are prepared to meet high demand from consumers this year, according to an expert from NC State.

Nov 11, 2020

Noise and Light Pollution Impact Songbird Reproduction

Noise and light pollution increases were linked to changes in factors important to songbird reproduction, researchers found in a new study.

Nov 9, 2020

Black Ecologists Look to Offer Support, Recruit Next Generation

An NC State ecologist is working to offer support and encouragement to Black professionals and students.

Oct 26, 2020

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.

Oct 7, 2020

Getting The Most Bang For Your Conservation Buck

Climate change is complicating conservation efforts. New approaches are needed.

Sep 28, 2020

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.

Sep 28, 2020

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.

Sep 21, 2020

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.

Sep 17, 2020

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.