This year held challenges that few anticipated and brought untold adversity to so many. We are grateful that our research, education and outreach endeavors could continue in modified capacities. The environmental field sites sustained in-person instruction with stringent public health … Continued
Happiest holidays from Mike Piehler + the faculty and staff of the UNC Institute for the Environment. Thank you for your steadfast support this year. Michael Piehler Director, UNC Institute for the Environment Professor, Marine Sciences and Environmental Sciences and … Continued
In this episode Philip explains the pressing need for communities to focus on planning to become more resilient to climate change. He discusses a variety of approaches, from hardening of infrastructure to managed retreats, that communities are taking in places … Continued
The UNC Institute for the Environment recently received $319,000 to connect students and teachers in Northeastern North Carolina with field-based geoscience learning opportunities. Geoscience Teaching Outdoors in NC, also known as GET OUT in NC, will take advantage of the … Continued
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