Rise of the Coyote
Dr. Roland Kays discusses how the once-contentious relationship between coyotes and red wolves led the former to spread rapidly across the United States.
1 Million Species Are At Risk Of Extinction — Here’s Why It Matters
Scientists say global biodiversity is declining at an “unprecedented” speed. But what does it mean for humans?
Black Bears in the Backyard
Dr. Chris DePerno recaps the results of a multi-year study on black bear populations in Asheville, N.C.
Climate Education for Kids Increases Climate Concerns for Parents
Researchers in the College of Natural Resources worked with middle school teachers to track how students influenced their parents' opinions on climate change.
Crowd the Tap: Empowering Communities to Examine Their Lead Exposure
Caren Cooper, associate professor, Imani Bell, graduate student, and Dr. Lisa Lundgren are using a national database, called Crowd the Tap, to test water infrastructure and its impact on minority communities.
Fulbright Scholar Carla Barbieri to Study Agritourism in Spain
Beginning in September, Barbieri will spend four months at the University of Alicante studying the entrepreneurial success of farmers.
Fact check: Is pollen season getting worse?
Dr. Robert Bardon of the N.C. State Extension Service explains the reasons behind the high pollen count, known as the “pollenpocalypse,” happening throughout the state this spring.
Can multiple carnivores coexist in cities?
Arielle Parsons, Ph.D. student, and Roland Kays, associate professor, discuss the importance of communities with green spaces and its positive effects on carnivores.
Researchers Discover a Tree That Hugs You Back
Researchers in Forestry & Environmental Resources have discovered a gene anomaly that makes trees hug you back.
How Tree Diversity Regulates Invading Forest Pests
Kevin Potter, research associate professor in Forestry and Environmental Resources, and fellow researchers discuss the relationship between trees and pests. Their research results could help improve forest monitoring.