For the past month, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences researcher Rich Luettich worked with an investigative team from The Washington Post to help inform the “flood” section of this story, which also shares information on forests, fires, and fisheries.
Due to warming waters, scallops have struggled to exist in North Carolina’s bays and estuaries. But thanks to a new research study at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, scallops may have a new lease on life.
In 2019, Go NAPSACC — a UNC-developed online tool to help child care programs create environments for healthy eating and physical activity in children — will be in 20 states working to improve the health of young kids.
The U.S. Census Bureau estimated that N.C. experienced a 1.1 percent population growth in the last year. If this trend continues, Carolina Demography Director Rebecca Tippett says the state will be on track to pick up the extra seat in Congress.
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health PhD student Alyssa Grube researches antibiotic-resistant genes in the Galápagos Islands to better understand the effects of human-caused pollution on bacterial communities.
While many methods focus on at-risk groups, one UNC researcher wanted to focus on places where HIV transmission is likely to occur, reaching communities that traditional AIDS prevention efforts miss while shielding people from stigma.
Randa Radwan has been named director of the UNC Highway Safety Research Center, making her the fifth director and first woman to lead one of the nation’s most renowned transportation safety research centers.
This past summer, the Institute for the Environment’s David Salveson took 25 students across Germany, Spain, and Denmark — without ever using a car. Students learned about and reported on how these countries are leaders in reducing their carbon footprints.
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