Explain how the use, protection and conservation of natural resources impact the environment, including biodiversity, from one generation to the next.
Explain how the use, protection and conservation of natural resources impact the environment, including biodiversity, from one generation to the next, then learn how researchers in North Carolina are helping to conserve and preserve native plants by saving seeds in a long-term seed storage facility.
Sargassum is brown algae that washes up on the beach. New research shows that it is also a complex sea community and source of biodiversity in the Sargasso Sea.
Explore the mysterious Carolina Bays, a series of wetland ecosystems that dot several states, including North Carolina.
Carolina Bays provide one of the most intriguing geologic mysteries around.
Think about it. Not only are scientists still trying to determine how Carolina Bays were created, the exact number of Carolina Bays is also unknown.
Jerry Reynolds, the Carolina Bay expert with the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, tells me he’s seen estimates ranging from 400,000 to 2.5 million bays in the Southeast United States. Bays can be found from Maryland to Georgia, but the majority of Bays are found in North and South Carolina.
Different Species Have Different Responses to Climate Change in Madagascar
October 14, 2014