• Combating Global Warming with Seaweed

    Three University of North Carolina Chapel Hill students cultivating seaweed in Sea Level say they plan to revolutionize seaweed farming to create jobs, reduce plastic pollution and clean carbon from the atmosphere.

  • Daisey Explains Water Quality Protection

    Ann Daisey, community conservationist, explains in this video produced by Dare County how Dare Soil and Water Conservation District works to help businesses, public and private landowners and municipalities with natural resource management, specifically water quality issues, and the services offered.

  • Meet CSI Director Reide Corbett

    Reide Corbett is the executive director for the Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese, appointed in August, and dean of integrated coastal programs at East Carolina University.

  • Hurricane Florence’s Unexpected Impact

    Just before Hurricane Florence, graduate students at the Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy met in Miami to present their findings and recommendations from research on how natural disasters disproportionately affect areas with significant Latino populations and the consequences for those communities when the U.S. Census is taken while residents are displaced or living in unconventional housing.

  • Dare County Orders Evacuation

    Dare County Emergency Management Director Drew Person reviews hurricane evacuation and re-entry procedures for the ordered evacuation as Hurricane Florence approaches.

  • NOAA, Corps Restore Marsh at Lejeune

    Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science recently worked with the Army Corps of Engineers to help Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune address sea level rise, shoreline erosion and pond formation that threaten salt marsh habitat at the base. 

  • Software Eyes Hurricanes

    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill researchers have spent two decades working on ADCIRC software package, a tool used for forecasting storm surge and coastal flooding during hurricanes.

  • New Bridge Set to Open in November

    Around 88 percent of construction is complete on the Bonner Bridge Replacement Project, according to the latest video update from Dare County.

  • Sill Project Underway in Wanchese

    Scientists at the Coastal Studies Institute are collaborating with The Nature Conservancy to build and study an oyster reef breakwater system to reduce erosion, provide shallow water habitat and foster establishment of native oyster populations along a high-energy section of estuarine shoreline on Roanoke Island.

  • New State Ferry Reaches Milestone

    Hubert-based US Workboats’ workers flipped the hull of the Ocracoke Express Monday, moving construction of the state ferry system’s first passenger-only ferry into its final stages.

  • How to Escape A Rip Current

    Three tourists drowned last week in the ocean off the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. There have also been close calls and rescues elsewhere on North Carolina beaches in recent days. Francis Smith, University of California Berkeley current oceanographer, explains rip currents, how to avoid them and how to escape them if pulled in.

  • Celebrate World Oceans Day

    On World Oceans Day June 8, people around the planet celebrate and honor the ocean. Learn more about our oceans from this NOAA’s National Ocean Service video.