Our team of volunteers collectively removed hundreds of pounds of trash and recyclables from Radio Island Beach during Carteret County’s annual Big Sweep event. While clean-ups are a solution to one of the symptoms of our throw-away society, major changes in the way we design and manufacture products are needed to get to the root of the problem.
The flat, hard pavement of Beaufort, although accompanied by beautiful sunsets, has taken its toll on my legs since I moved to the coast. The new Fort Macon trail provides a scenic reprieve.
What inspired your environmental passion, and how do you provide those experiences to others? For younger ones, the great outdoors is an important start.
Last month I attended the Algae Biomass Summit in San Diego, where I learned from “algae farmers” and visited a facility that produces algae nutrient supplements. This post includes a video of photos and clips from my trip to San Diego.
Come along on a walking tour of the the Beaufort wastewater treatment plant (WWTP).
The Duke Marine Lab participated in Ocean Sampling Day on the 2014 summer solstice by sampling coastal waters from Pivers Island in Beaufort, NC.
This weekend I moved to Beaufort, home of the Duke Marine Laboratory and its new Orrin Pilkey research laboratory.