Think and Do

May 17, 2019

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?

May 13, 2019

Black Bears in the Backyard

Dr. Chris DePerno recaps the results of a multi-year study on black bear populations in Asheville, N.C.

May 6, 2019

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.

May 3, 2019

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.

Apr 16, 2019

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.

Apr 3, 2019

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.

Mar 25, 2019

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.

Mar 20, 2019

Student Spotlight: Becca Smith

Becca learns effective sustainability practices and indulges in a different culture while spending time in Costa Rica.

Mar 20, 2019

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.

Mar 19, 2019

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.