For a community hit by a hurricane, recovery can be a long, traumatic process that begins with understanding the storm’s impacts, which helps communities to become more resilient in the future.
Using data from the North Carolina Reserve, investigators tracked a tripling in infections of the deadly pathogen Vibrio vulnificus in the wake of 2018’s Hurricane Florence. Such data is vital to track these “climate change bellwethers.”
The North Carolina Reserve & Town of Beaufort, with other partners, have removed almost 127,000 pounds of large marine debris. Now, they’re working together to prevent debris from damaging valuable coastal habitat in the future.
North Carolina Reserve scientists are demonstrating the effectiveness of living shorelines for erosion control and marsh protection.
Any homeowner can tell you that finding a home in today’s markets can be a long, bumpy road. Turns out it isn’t any easier for oysters or the restoration teams working to bring these threatened shellfish back to coastal waters nationwide. Their jobs just got a little easier, however, thanks to a new online tool…
“Jet black above and white below,” the elegant skimmer comes to dinner dressed in its own tuxedo—and with a built in spoon.