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Birds flying in a straight line across the sky.

May 12, 2023

Helping Migratory Birds Travel More Safely

NC State researchers are working to characterize the risk of window or building collisions for migratory birds. 

A green frog swimming in a pond.

Apr 7, 2023

What Amphibians Can Tell Us About Water Quality

NC State researcher Ivana Mali explains how amphibians can help scientists determine the impact of pollution on aquatic environments. 

Logo for "Wild Animals" podcast.

Mar 24, 2023

Professor’s Podcast Explores the Wild Side of Animal Tracking

NC State professor Roland Kays brings you crazy stories about animals, told by the people who study them. 

A stand of burned trees

Jan 4, 2023

Bird Diversity Increased in Severely Burned Forests of Southern Appalachian Mountains

New study results could help forest managers better predict bird responses to wildfire. 

Close-up of Ivana Mali

Jan 3, 2023

Ivana Mali Named Distinguished Scholar for Conservation Biology

Mali’s research examines how reptile and amphibian populations respond to anthropogenic stressors such as climate change, unregulated harvesting regimes and habitat degradation. 

Sharks swimming in the ocean.

Nov 3, 2022

Positive YouTube Videos Help Deflect Blame From Sharks

NC State researchers found more people shifted blame for shark bites away from the animals after watching positive YouTube videos about them. 

North Carolina forest

Sep 19, 2022

The Way Land Is Protected in N.C. Will Impact Wildlife Habitat Connectivity, Study Shows

Findings from an NC State study could help conservation-focused organizations make better land acquisition decisions, depending on what their conservation goals are. 

Tiger sharks

Jul 21, 2022

How ‘Shark Week’ Could Inspire Love For Ocean Predators

Findings from a new study indicate positive YouTube videos could be a useful tool for shark conservation. 

Red fox

Jul 5, 2022

The Answer to a Red Fox Mystery is in Their DNA

The vast majority of red foxes in the Southeast are native to North America, according to an NC State expert. 

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May 17, 2022

COVID-19 Deepened the Political Divide on Conservation, Study Finds

American voters are growing further apart in their attitudes and opinions surrounding conservation, thanks in part to the COVID-19 pandemic.