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19346
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Although in the 1950s it was hard for Frank Thomas to get people to listen about operating their seafood plants, thirty years later people in North Carolina's seafood industry could not imagine it without him. Thomas is credited with bringing North Carolina's seafood industry into the modern age.
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19344
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Davis discusses the history of the Lifesaving Service along the eastern seaboard, and the unique character of the men in this service along North Carolina's coast.
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19357
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Although North Carolina is not a national leader in number of thunderstorms per year, it consistently ranks second in lightening deaths per year. Reasons for this phenomenon are due to recreation and agriculture. Due to long warm seasons, recreationalists are often outdoors during lightening season. Additionally, as North Carolina is an agricultural state, more people are likely to be in open fields when a storm hits.
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19358
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On the southernmost tip of New Hanover County, a narrow strip of land bordered by the Cape Fear River on one side and that Atlantic on the other, holds the Confederate constructed Fort Fisher. Only the last battle took place over 125 years ago, Fort Fisher is still under attack, this time by the relentless bombarding of the sea and erosion that threatens to sink it into the ocean.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. 16 Issue 9, Oct 1989, p2-3, map, f Periodical Website
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25029
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Salt is an ingredient that contains many health risks and isn’t always necessary. Joyce Taylor gives her advice on how to reduce or even eliminate the use of salt in seafood cooking.
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25028
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There is now a push to educate children about the problems and dangers of littering. Sixth graders even give sound advice on how to prevent and fix the littering problems currently in existence.
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19325
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As owner of Crocker's Marine in Wrightsville Beach, Kay Crocker is one of the leading boat salesmen in North Carolina. But his reputation is built on more than just his salesmanship; his knowledge of the fishing industry has made him an unofficial spokesman for anglers in the state.
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19327
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Due to development and the clearing of land that comes with more houses and more buildings, the maritime forests of North Carolina's coast are in danger of vanishing. Given the benefits they provide the coastal environment, many are working to prevent this loss.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. 15 Issue 6, June/July 1988, p4-5, map, f Periodical Website
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19329
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In North Carolina, littering is against the law whether you are on the highway, the beach, or the water.
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19334
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For several weeks in early fall, millions of birds travel from their breeding grounds in the northern United States and Canada to wintering spots in the southern United States. Since coastal North Carolina is in the flight path of many of these migratory birds, the state's beaches are flooded with transients.
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19335
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Even though states like North Carolina are brimming with fish and shellfish, the state and the country are increasingly serving imported seafood, and North Carolina fishermen are looking to other countries to export their seafood.
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25024
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Sharks are not the only water hazard found at the beach. Jellyfish stings and sting ray stings can also cause injury. If this kind of injury occurs there are several remedies that can be used and if all else fails, go see a doctor.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. 15 Issue 5, May 1988, p3-4, il Periodical Website
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19301
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There was a time Lena Ritter never attended public meetings or made speeches, but when a developer wanted to turn pristine and undeveloped Permuda Island, North Carolina into a planned community of condos and marinas, she and other local fishermen fought back, and eventually Ritter became president of North Carolina Coastal Federation.
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19298
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Along North Carolina's coastline, it is a never-ending battle for survival. For plants, the coast is not an easy place to grow, but with the right tools and knowledge, coastal landscapers can turn the harsh environment into a vegetated spot.
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19297
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Previously, high interest rates and competition made insurance premiums for fishermen low, but with falling interest rates, companies have lost money and have left a limited market place for fishermen to gain insurance.
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