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Dozens of groups - governmental, environmental, fishing, development, and private citizens - are all functioning at the same time over ways to protect the state's coasts. The issues are complex. Leutze summarizes the status of the coastal areas and the groups working for it.
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During the early 1970s, North Carolina joined the Big Tree Program. The goal of the program is to preserve and promote the iconic stature of the trees and educate people about the role they play in sustaining a healthy environment. Each individual state maintains a list of the largest trees found and names them as state champion trees. If the state champion trees are large enough, they may quality for the Register. Currently, there are 31 North Carolina National Champion trees listed on the Register.
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25522
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This issue of COASTWATCH introduces new North Carolina Sea Grant research projects that include: algal blooms, storm surge, environmental education, southern flounder stocks, coastal communities, public health, and aquaculture for finfish and shellfish. The core projects include researchers at East Carolina University, North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC Wilmington, and Duke University. Some projects also include community partners.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2016, p6-11, il, por, map Periodical Website
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25525
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Following Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the U.S. Geological Society (USGS) advanced efforts to improve storm-surge data gathering and understanding. Data collection has made a tremendous leap from measuring post-storm watermarks on buildings to implementing more accurate gauge-based measurements.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2016, p32-36, il, por, map Periodical Website
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25521
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In 1934, Herbert Brimley examined remains of a whale shark found in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. Despite an increase of knowledge since that discovery, still not much is known about whale sharks. Scientists do not know where whale sharks give birth, or how many are in the ocean, or even how long they live.
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27667
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Ladyfish can be elusive on the coast one day and easy to reel in the next. Fisherman, Mike Marsh, discusses the ladyfish species and how to catch one.
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34775
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RISING is an ongoing multi-disciplinary project that incorporates oral histories with scientific research funded by the North Carolina Sea Grant. Oral histories collected from residents on the Outer Banks highlight the scientific research of climate change, environmental impacts, and preventative measures alongside stunning photographs.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2018, p26-34, il Periodical Website
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34774
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Ten new North Carolina Sea Grant research projects have been set up for 2018 to 2020. These projects include subjects such as community resilience to natural disasters, shoreline and estuary water management, and several involving oysters and oyster reefs. These are all designed to assist with real-world problems and address current issues along the coast.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2018, p20-25, il, por Periodical Website
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34881
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North Carolina’s coast is home to diverse and unique ecosystems, plants, and animals. The NC Coastal Federation was created in order to protect this area, as well as provide sustainability and restoration projects.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 11, April 2018, p74-93, il, por Periodical Website
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