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39970
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Like "farm to table," "sea to table" encourages restaurants and their distributors to obtain food from local producers and harvesters. Slowing this trend's momentum are impediments such as harvest regulations and an underdeveloped supply chain. The author's evidence that overcoming such barriers is worthwhile includes national market research. It asserts that people, when offered the option, would rather have locally grown or harvested foods.
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39971
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Proving the necessity of dunes is illustrations of the lingering impact of hurricanes on them and coastal ecosystems. Also used as evidence is the process involved with their return. The complexity of dune formation is explained in descriptions and images, which include species vulnerable and resistant to hurricane-generated erosion’s impact.
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39976
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Lowery’s book examines the complex relationship between Native American tribes and whites in Eastern North Carolina, true since their initial contact in Roanoke. Justice denied George Lowry for the murders of his sons displays the tension. Lumbees in present day Robeson County with English surnames and John Lawson’s observation of Hatteras Indians with gray eyes alludes peaceful relations between the races.
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39992
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This was a transcript of an interview with Malinda Lowery, in which she discussed her book, The Lumbee Indians: An American Struggle. Her responses focused on Lumbee history lessons that can offer better solutions for particular social and environmental issues. George Lowry’s pursuit of recompense for his sons’ murders can inspire those experiencing racial injustice. A perspective stressing deeper kinship with the natural world can model effective ways to cope with natural disasters like hurricanes.
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39998
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A partnership of community members, businesses, higher educational institutions, nonprofits, and government agencies is generating solutions for coastal problems yielded by last year’s hurricanes. Goals of the Collaborative Research Grant Program include improving constructed wetland efficiency and hurricane recovery for small towns in counties such as Carteret.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Fall 2019, p26-31 Periodical Website
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39996
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This chronicle of the hurricane that left “the flood of the century” in its wake left behind a deluge of memories. Accompanying figures such as 52 deaths and over 500 million dollars in lost crops were interviews of people from Northeast, Grifton, Tick Bite, Wallace, and New Bern.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Fall 2019, p13-19 Periodical Website
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39997
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The Old-Growth Forest in Three Sisters Swamp lives up to its name, through trees such as a Bald Cypress named Methuselah and two others possibly two millennia old. It is from these trees, among the oldest in the United States, that researchers are hoping to find the secret to conserving trees in the Black River area.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Fall 2019, p20-25 Periodical Website
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39995
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The term shop local, usually associated with farmers’ markets, may now be applied to the growing numbers of people preferring locally harvested seafood. The sea to table movement is part of a growing trend of consuming products considered fresher, more natural, and aiding in the prevention of chronic health condition.
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39994
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The author asserts that, rather than causing hurricane-related damage, trees can help prevent it, with Southern Red Oak and Live Oak as the best buffers against the wind. Not throwing caution to the wind, advice wise, Braswell suggests sacrificing old, mature trees with structural damage.
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40007
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Helping individuals improve garden quality at all stages is Coastal Landscapes Initiative. Encouraging nature-friendly landscaping practices, CLI’s booklet includes information about native plants adaptable and appealing. The thirty-four species included Eastern Red Cedar, Coral Honeysuckle, and Spotted Horsemint.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Fall 2019, p32-37 Periodical Website
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32206
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In June 2017, an industrial chemical called GenX was identified in drinking water drawn from the Cape Fear River in the Wilmington area of North Carolina. State officials have found GenX in private wells near the plant, as well as at several other locations, at varying concentrations. With increasing public concern, researchers are studying the effects of the chemical on human health.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 1, Winter 2018, p24-29, il, por, map Periodical Website
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32205
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For decades, menhaden was North Carolina’s number one commercial fishery by volume. Concerns about overfishing led to changes in harvest allocations and a menhaden reduction fishery. Researchers are investigating the socioeconomic impact of the Atlantic menhaden fishery on East Coast states, and how policy changes might affect the industry.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 1, Winter 2018, p18-23, il, por Periodical Website
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32203
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North Carolina’s oyster farming industry is expanding and gaining an excellent reputation among seafood consumers. Scientists from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and Carteret Community College have partnered with commercial oyster farms to identify native strains of oysters best suited for farming and aquaculture.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 1, Winter 2018, p6-11, il, por Periodical Website
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32204
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An excerpt from North Carolina author Bland Simpson’s “Two Captains from Carolina” highlights a pivotal moment for Moses Grandy, an accomplished African American mariner born in the antebellum South. Simpson describes how he brought to life the stories of two disparate captains and what their narratives mean to him.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 1, Winter 2018, p12-17, il, por, map Periodical Website
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32207
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November through March is the off-season for tourism in North Carolina. Visitors to the coast can enjoy smaller crowds and support a variety of local businesses. This article highlights various museums, state parks, and attractions for visitors during the winter season.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 1, Winter 2018, p30-35, il, por Periodical Website
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