Wed, 01/17/2018 - 4:12am

Environment

New Hope For Hemlocks

Scientists trying to save the hemlock tree from the woolly adelgid, an invasive insect, hope integrated pest management (combining pesticides, the release of predator beetles, and the development of hybrid trees resistant to the insect) may be the answer.

Ocean Energy

Scientists at UNC Coastal Studies Institute are testing new technologies that would harness the power of the ocean to create new sources of energy. Ongoing studies look at the energy potential and feasibility of generating energy from wind, waves, and currents.

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