Sustainability

Oct 8, 2019

Bee Colony Collapse and Market Adaptation

ARE's Wally Thurman and co-authors Randal Rucker and Michael Burgett assess the effects, or lack thereof, of colony collapse on agricultural markets and pollination fees.

Oct 8, 2019

Another Casualty of Climate Change? Recreational Fishing

Econometric research from ARE's Roger von Haefen and Oregon State's Steven Dundas show an adverse affect on recreation participation, specifically fishing, during extreme heat.

Jul 12, 2019

The Sustainable Management of Privately-Owned US Forests

An article published in Agricultural and Research Technology analyzed the population of woodland owners and made suggestions for extension outreach best practices.

Apr 30, 2019

ABM Alum Donny Lassiter Partners with Wrangler

The Lassiters are showcasing their conservation and stewardship efforts in partnership with Wrangler. In its “Rooted” program, Wrangler selects farmers who fit into the company’s broader commitment to sustainability under its We Care sustainability platform.

Oct 10, 2018

Collective Management of Shared Water Resource is Easier Said than Done

"History shows how daunting it is to get a group of people to agree on how to manage a common-pool resource like groundwater," says CEnREP affiliate Eric Edwards, Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at NC State.

Oct 1, 2018

Coal Ash after Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence has caused significant impacts across North Carolina. As the flood waters begin to recede, breaches and flooding at some coal ash waste ponds have North Carolinians concerned about potential environmental and health effects.

Sep 25, 2018

What’s the Value of Lost Recreation Days from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill?

Roger von Haefen, co-authored a paper recently published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management titled “Estimating the Value of Lost Recreation Days from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.”

Jun 4, 2018

New Off-Road Vehicle Restrictions In Outer Banks

New limits on off-road vehicles in North Carolina’s Outer Banks aim to protect endangered species. They also add another chapter to the United States’ long history of conflict over use of public land.

May 9, 2018

Natural Gas Prices, Not ‘War On Coal,’ Were Key to Coal Power Decline

New research from North Carolina State University and the University of Colorado Boulder finds that steep declines in the use of coal for power generation over the past decade were caused largely by less expensive natural gas and the availability of wind energy – not by environmental regulations.