08
MAR
2017

Research Spotlight: Cape Romain Partnership for Coastal Protection

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Coastal regions of the southeastern US are experiencing dramatic changes affecting critical habitat for wildlife as well as threatening the safety and livelihoods of millions of residents living near the coast. Increased flooding results in habitat loss and pollution runoff that...
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09
FEB
2017

Budgeting for Climate Change

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This post was written by Brittany Sweeney, College of Natural Resources, NC State University, for CNR News, 3 Feb 17. In a time of budget cuts, aging historic sites, and climate change, who decides what projects receive updates and restorations and which ones don’t? Dr. Erin...
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21
DEC
2016

Researcher Spotlight – Karly Bitsura-Meszaros and Paul Taillie

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2016 Global Change Fellows This research highlight was authored by Brittany Sweeney in NCSU College of Natural Resources. Ever wondered about the effects of climate change or what you can do about it? Masters and Ph.D. students at NC State are tackling the most pressing issues...
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03
NOV
2016

A Successful SECAS Conservation Leadership Summit!

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October’s Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) Conservation Leadership Summit saw the most visible collaboration between the LCCs and CSCs in the Southeast! The conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana was standing room only, and included the state directors from...
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17
MAR
2016

Researcher Spotlight- Rachel Atkins

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2015 Global Change Fellow Graduate Student, Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Advisor: Dr. Karen McNeal Every year the SE Climate Science Center funds a cohort of Global Change Fellows. They represent numerous disciplines across NC State University. Here is an...
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26
MAY
2015

Gloomy Scales in a Warmer Climate and How Cities Help Us Understand What’s to Come

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Urbanization, climate change, and pests threaten North American forests. Urban trees have vast importance for the ecosystem services they provide to humans and other natural systems. Global Change Fellow, Adam Dale, and SE CSC Faculty Affiliate, Steve Frank, have been combing...
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12
FEB
2015

Researcher Spotlight – Michael Just

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2014 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology Advisor: Dr. William Hoffman, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology Every year the SE Climate Science Center funds a cohort of Global Change Fellows. They represent numerous disciplines across NC...
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21
JUL
2014

Ecological Implications of Mangrove Forest Migration in the Southeastern U.S.

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Currently, the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and southern Atlantic coast are comprised of various coastal ecosystems, including salt marshes and mangrove forests. Previous research has found that whether some of these coastal areas are salt marshes or mangrove forests depends heavily on...
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13
JUN
2013

Cicada Collection Tips, In Case You’re Wondering

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The folks at Your Wildlife, led by Dr. Rob Dunn and Dr. Holly Meninger have recently launched the Urban Buzz Cicada Project to take advantage of the 17 year cicada cycle currently unfolding. For a short-lived organism, urbanization may speed up its life cycle or affect its...
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