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Tag: Resilient Communities

Erin Seekamp - Erin Seekamp Receives Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jun 8, 2022

Erin Seekamp Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Coastal Resilience and Sustainability

Seekamp has been appointed Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Coastal Resilience and Sustainability, and director of the Coastal Resilience and Sustainability Initiative. The appointment is effective August 16. 

Olivia Vila - Olivia Vilá is Creating Equitable, Resilient Communities - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 20, 2022

Olivia Vilá is Creating Equitable, Resilient Communities

As a Knauss Fellow, Vilá is working to incorporate environmental justice in federal community resilience projects. 

Traffic light sign - Gaps Found in Research on ‘Climate Gentrification’ - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Apr 6, 2022

Gaps Found in Research on ‘Climate Gentrification’

Climate change, and policies related to it, are displacing vulnerable communities. But there's a lack of long-term research on these issues. 

Map of the United States - Study: Flood Damage Risk Is Underestimated Across the US - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 4, 2022

Study: Flood Damage Risk Is Underestimated Across the US

In a new study, NC State researchers used artificial intelligence to predict where flood damage is likely to happen in the continental United States, suggesting that recent flood maps from the Federal Emergency Management Agency do not capture the full extent of flood risk. 

NC State Professor David Tilotta - This NC State Research Wants to Disaster-Proof Your Home - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Oct 27, 2021

This NC State Researcher Wants to Disaster-Proof Your Home. Here’s Why.

Many homes aren’t equipped to withstand natural disasters. David Tilotta is working to change that. 

NC State gateway at sunset - Grant Will Fund Climate Resilience Strategies for Frontline Communities in the Carolinas - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Oct 8, 2021

Grant Will Fund Climate Resilience Strategies for Frontline Communities in the Carolinas

NC State leads a multi-institutional effort to develop climate resilience solutions in frontline communities in the Carolinas. 

NC State Grad Becomes the Town of Cary’s First Urban Forestry Manager, College of Natural Resources, Katie Rose Levin, feature

Aug 10, 2021

NC State Alum Katie Levin is Protecting Trees, Promoting Environmental Justice

Levin, who graduated with a degree in environmental technology in 2006, has had a career rooted in protecting natural resources. Now she's the first urban forestry manager for the Town of Cary. 

Wilmer Reyes - Alumni Profile: Wilmer Reyes, President of Universidad Nacional de Agricultura, College of Natural Resources, Wilmer Reyes, feature - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jun 8, 2021

Alum Leads Honduran University, Conservation Efforts Through Pandemic

Wilmer Reyes '17 discusses his work as a university president and professor in Honduras. 

Wooden boats on Andros, the largest island in the Bahamas - Bahamian Communities Face Natural Resource Challenges Amid Modernization - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jan 11, 2021

Bahamian Communities Face Natural Resource Challenges Amid Modernization

Interviews with fishermen and women on Andros, the largest island in the Bahamas, reveal changes to fishing practices as well as the island's culture and environment. 

Flooding in Venice - Landmarks Facing Climate Threats Could 'Transform, "Expert Says - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Aug 10, 2020

Landmarks Facing Climate Threats Could ‘Transform,’ Expert Says

Researchers are asking whether iconic locations threatened by climate change should be allowed to transform.