outdoors

Effort to restore Newport River a point of pride for those in Carteret County

North Carolina set a goal for its shellfish industry to exceed $100 million annually by 2030. In order to do that, shellfish harvesters and growers need clean water to cultivate clams and oysters. Several groups have come together to restore the Newport River.

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children health

Derrick Z. Jackson: Children will suffer the consequences of recent Supreme Court rulings

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summer reading list

Our annual summer reading list, 2022 edition

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burmese python

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endocrine disrupting chemicals

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PFAS Testing

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environmental injustice

Centering biodiversity and social justice in overhauling the global food system

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