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Gray wolf

Nov 4, 2020

Should Gray Wolves Be Removed From the Endangered Species List?

NC State experts say the species has made an impressive recovery and no longer needs federal protection to avoid extinction.

a forest separated into many parts by highways

Nov 2, 2020

Getting The Most Bang For Your Conservation Buck

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

Wild fox

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.

A wildfire burns near a lake in California.

Oct 16, 2020

After the Blaze: How Wildfires Can Impact Drinking Water

As wildfires grow hotter and more destructive, cities around the world could face drinking water shortages.

Raccoon and deer foraging together.

Oct 9, 2020

Do Raccoons Fear Coyotes? A Research Team Used Cameras to Find Out

A new study in North Carolina caught raccoons on camera foraging with other animals, including deer.

Ghost forest on N.C. coast.

Oct 8, 2020

North Carolina’s Ghost Forests May Contribute to Climate Change

A new study found the spread of ghost forests across a coastal region of North Carolina may have implications for global warming.

Aerial view of pine trees flattened by a storm.

Oct 7, 2020

Hurricanes Are Killing Trees. Why That’s A Problem.

The damage could accelerate climate change and negatively impact timber sales, according to a forestry expert at NC State.

A picture of a mountain range in Alaska.

Sep 30, 2020

Arctic Drilling: Did the Federal Government Violate NEPA?

The law requires federal agencies to examine the potential environmental impacts of major infrastructure projects.

Researchers test drones to detect resistant ash trees.

Sep 24, 2020

Scientists Pilot Drones in Effort to Save Trees From Invasive Beetle

NC State researchers are using drones to try to find ash trees with natural resistance to the emerald ash borer invasive pest.

hemlock trees

Sep 23, 2020

A New Hope for the Eastern Hemlock

NC State researchers are developing a new tool to help prevent hemlock woolly adelgid infestations.