Water Institute at UNC Human Rights Research

December 17, 2014

In recognition of international Human Rights Day on December 10, The Water Institute at UNC has compiled some of its recent publications related to the human right to water and sanitation, which in the past year has explored dignity, public … Continued

ENEC 698 – Big course with a little name

December 17, 2014

ENEC 698 is one of several capstone courses offered to undergraduate students at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS) and UNC Coastal Studies Institute (CSI) field sites in Morehead City and Wanchese, NC. These courses provide an immersive experience … Continued

Coastal SEES Collaborative Research

December 17, 2014

Todd BenDor, Associate Professor in the UNC Department of City & Regional Planning, is part of a research team comprised of individuals from UNC, North Carolina State, Duke, and ECU that is studying the impact of climate change on water … Continued

What’s hiding in our coastal waters?

December 17, 2014

Marine science researchers at UNC have found that estuaries generate natural defenses against the effects of global warming—until a hurricane hits. For more information: http://endeavors.unc.edu/what_s_hiding_in_our_coastal_waters.

UNC Coastal Centers Under the Microscope

December 17, 2014

The N.C. General Assembly-led review of UNC system centers and institutes has placed several of the state’s coastal marine science centers under the microscope. For more information: http://nccoast.org/m/article.aspx?k=bd45ce4c-59bc-4213-a4a0-69b8a172be9a.

Artist’s exhibit underscores danger of plastics pollution

December 1, 2014

From December 1-4, the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences will host a traveling art exhibit titled ““What Goes Around, Comes Around” by Wilmington, NC, artist Bonnie Monteleone featuring works created from collected and donated plastic debris from the oceans to … Continued