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.
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.
Meet Winners of NC State’s 2019 Sustainability Awards
Dr. Steph Jeffries, Forestry and Environmental Resources professor, is the faculty recipient of the 2019 Sustainability Awards for her leadership and incorporation of sustainability in her teaching and programming.
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.
Student Spotlight: Becca Smith
Becca learns effective sustainability practices and indulges in a different culture while spending time in Costa Rica.
Coyotes vs. Deer: Who’s Winning?
A recent study shows that the arrival of coyotes in the eastern U.S. has not decreased the population of deer harvested by hunters.
Triangle Bird Count To Shed Light On Urban Wildlife
Deja Perkins and fellow researchers create Triangle Bird Count, a survey that welcomes urban communities to record the bird population in their neighborhoods.