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high school students use an app as part of an environmental science class

Empowering Youth for a Resilient Future

As climate change continues to impact daily life, researchers at the UNC Institute for the...

Protecting an Endemic Gem

The North Carolina Botanical Garden has been conserving Venus flytraps, native to only the North...
Pedro Saenz

Pedro Sáenz

Pedro Sáenz is an assistant professor and director of the Physical Mathematics Laboratory in the...

Hooked on Sharks

For the past 50 field seasons, researchers from the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences have...

Dain Ruiz

Dain Ruiz is a rising sophomore majoring in biology and a Chancellor’s Science Scholar within...

Caterpillars in the Coal Mine

Butterflies and moths are indicators of the overall health of an ecosystem. Through fieldwork, lab...
a sign in front of a retention pond that reads: "beavers help water"

Leave It to Beavers

As urban regions in the Southeast continue to grow and develop, harmful pollutants enter nearby...

Keeping Rip Currents in Check

As a UNC graduate student, Greg Dusek’s dissertation was the development of a rip current...
Irene Manning

Irene Manning

Irene Manning is a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemistry within the UNC College...