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19116
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In an interview with B. J. Copeland, director of the UNC Sea Grant College Program, this article discusses the importance of the estuary system to North Carolina and the country, and the issues it faces in preservation.
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19173
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This article looks at the social, biological, historical, and economic dimensions of one of North Carolina's most valuable assets: estuaries.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. 10 Issue 7, Aug 1983, p3-69, f Periodical Website
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19367
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Estuaries are the world's most fertile undersea environments, where fish and other ocean creatures migrate to feed and grow. Despite their importance and abundance in the state, North Carolina did not protect estuaries until the 1980s. But by 1987 North Carolina wrapped a protective ring around more than 128,000 acres of estuaries; however, it struggles to maintain this protection.
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38299
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The oyster has played an important role in the development of Eastern North Carolina and its people over the centuries. Nonprofits like the North Carolina Coastal Federation seek to undo the damage done to this vital bivalve by overharvesting and pollution, which have decreased its population by 50% since the nineteenth century.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 4, Sept 2011, p116-120, 122, 124-128 Periodical Website
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38281
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The county seat of Tyrrell County is also the only town in the county, which was founded in 1793. It’s also defined as one is its identity as a singular town—one doctor, one lawyer, one pharmacy, one road. How it’s defined as two: Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds forming the second largest estuary in the country; two animals, the red wolf and red cockaded woodpecker, being protected species.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 6, Nov 2012, p46-50, 52, 54, 56-58, 60, 62, 64-65 Periodical Website