Watch the 2020 Applied Ecology Minor Research Symposia
Congratulations to the 2020 Applied Ecology minors for these great talks! Watch them all here.
Linnea Andersen Awarded Coastal Conservation Association Scholarship
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Linnea Andersen for being awarded the 2020 North Carolina Coastal Conservation Association's David and Ann Speaks Scholarship!
Where’s the Weak Link in Weakfish Conservation?
Weakfish have declined to record lows over the last 30 years. And despite a series of regulatory measures to reduce weakfish harvest, the stock has failed to rebuild...
Bees Can Limit Low-Level Parasite Spread Within Colonies
When parasite pressure is low, bees can control how quickly the parasites spread within colonies, and this might be due to social immunity.
Lizards, Convergent Evolution and Life After Humans, an Interview with Jonathan Losos
ROb Dunn sit with Jonathan Losos to learn about how anoles became the kings of convergent evolution and what that means for future life on Earth.
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.
Matthew Damiano Selected to be a National Fisheries Fellow
Congratulations to Matt Damiano for being one of just ten students to be selected for the 2020 Fisheries-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship.
Applying Insights from Ecology and Evolutionary Biology to the Management of Cancer, an Interview with Athena Aktipis
Prof. Rob Dunn sits with Dr. Athena Aktipis to discuss how the secret to treating cancer may lie in the evolutionary biology of all multi-cellular organisms.
Climate Change Will Decrease Prescribed Fire Opportunities in Southeastern US
Land managers will have fewer opportunities to conduct controlled, prescribed burns in the southeastern United States under two climate change scenarios.
How PFAS May Be Threatening The Conservation Of An Imperiled Fish
Robust redhorses are extremely rare fish and a recent study found that their home river is contaminated with PFAS.