Research

Sep 21, 2020

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.

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.

Aug 11, 2020

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.

Jul 28, 2020

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.

Jul 17, 2020

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.

Jun 13, 2020

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.

Jun 5, 2020

PFAS Present Throughout The Yadkin-Pee Dee River Food Chain

Applied Ecology researchers found per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in every step of the Yadkin-Pee Dee River food chain.

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 16, 2020

Jaime Collazo Recognized With American Ornithological Society Award

Every year, the American Ornithological Society honors members for their research and volunteer work. The 2020 Ralph W. Schreiber Conservation Award, honoring extraordinary conservation-related scientific contributions by an individual or small team, will be presented to Prof. Jaime Collazo.

Apr 3, 2020

Fermentology Mini-Seminars

Join us for a series of short talks (20 minutes on average, some shorter, some a little longer) for anyone hungry for the culture, history and science of your foods at home.