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North Carolina's estuarine region covers two million acres. Only Alaska and Louisiana have more extensive estuarine areas than North Carolina, and no state is destroying the productivity of its estuaries as rapidly as this state. In the past fifteen years, almost one-third of the state's prime coastal marshlands have been destroyed. Davis discusses why this area is important to the state's economy, how development is affecting it, and possible approaches to saving the area.