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Water Over the Bridge

September 27, 2017

A professor of American studies is helping port communities worldwide understand how rising sea levels and other impacts of climate change affect shipping and coastal infrastructures.

Isolated coral reefs are not healthier

September 19, 2016

For the world’s coral reefs, the picture keeps getting gloomier. Although it’s widely assumed that both local and global factors are contributing to their decline, new research shows that isolated reefs far from human activities are in fact not healthier than those in more densely populated areas.

Caterpillars respond to climate change

March 12, 2014

Research by a team of UNC biologists and graduate student shows that some caterpillars are already evolving to cope with climate change.