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A barren stormwater runoff collection pond located near the Currituck County Cooperative Extension Center was designed to collect rainwater runoff from the parking lot and surrounding lawns and filter out polluting elements; however, it was not working up to its full potential. Landis describes the makeover that made the pond into a demonstration site to teach individuals about stormwater pollution and the health of surrounding areas.
Jellyfish are a common sight along North Carolina's coastline. Autry explains how beachgoers can help scientists by reporting these sightings.
People along the coast of North Carolina take notice when the graveyard of the Atlantic dumps one of its shipwrecks on the Outer Banks beaches. Research, including a dissertation done at East Carolina University, are assessing the cultural, historical, and economic values of these beached vessels.
Pelagic birders and fishermen have uncovered secrets in the swirling waters of the Gulf Stream off North Carolina's coast: they have exposed a global community of an astonishing accumulation of species of aquatic birds cruising about or floating in the waves.