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Dec 8, 2020

Spring 2021 Fermentology Line-Up

Register now for the spring line-up of Fermentology mini-seminars and live Q&As with experts in fermented foods!

Dec 8, 2020

Farmed Striped Bass Without Hormones Or The Price-tag

Ben Reading and pals have developed a method for farming striped bass more efficiently and less expensively, without hormones.

Nov 17, 2020

Ask an Ecologist: Do Monarch Butterflies Overwinter in North Carolina?

Elsa helps out Tamsin with her question about a late-season monarch she spotted in her garden.

Oct 2, 2020

Tips for Giving a Great Online Presentation

Investing time practicing the new art form of delivering a great online presentation is more important than ever, and this means rethinking how we use online conferencing software and taking advantage of new tools to engage our audiences.

Sep 9, 2020

Landing the Best Fish Consumption Advisory Signs for Sport and Subsistence Anglers

Simpler is better when it comes to letting people know which fish are unsafe to eat.

May 15, 2020

FiCli: The Fish and Climate Change Database

Climate change affects fish globally. Yet, a comprehensive, online public database of how climate change has impacted inland fishes worldwide did not exist, until now. 

May 7, 2020

How To Promote Shade Coffee Farming In Puerto Rico

Like many other communities in the United States, farming on Puerto Rico is a challenging balance between protecting crops from climate change, supporting conservation, and maximizing capital. New research shows how coffee farmers make decisions on which crops to grow and what can be done to encourage shade farming practices.

Apr 24, 2020

Why Do People Care For Sourdough?

The lasted Fermentology mini-seminar was hosted by author and historian Matthew Booker, who used his family's history of sourdough to speculate about why people carry sourdough cultures with them around the world and down through generations. 

Apr 20, 2020

Is Six Feet Enough? Sometimes, Maybe

As part of a continuing series of conversations about COVID–19 Prof. Rob Dunn sat virtually with Prof. Linsey Marr, Prof. Matt Koci, and Prof. Jack Gilbert to chat about the six feet rule.

Apr 17, 2020

Seeking Wild Sourdough

Watch above for the first Fermentology mini-seminar where Lauren Nichols and Dr. Erin McKenney introduced Wild Sourdough.