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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.

Aug 27, 2020

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.

Aug 11, 2020

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.

Aug 3, 2020

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.

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.