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COASTWATCH Winter 2010 Issue | View magazine cover
COMMUNITY SUPPORTED INGENUITY
"Buying local' doesn't stop with produce. Discover how Sea Grant
research has spawned innovative projects all along the Atlantic coast,
supporting struggling communities and educating the public on the
bounty of local marine harvests.
COASTAL COMMUNITIES SEEK SUSTAINABLE ACTIONS
"Sustainability" is a popular buzzword among those concerned
about the environment and natural resources. Learn more about Sea
Grant's Sustainability Series resource, as well as how some coastal
communities are "going green."
SUSTAINABILITY SERIES: LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN ACTION
This overview of the series presents some opportunities, examples
and resources for local officials seeking sustainable solutions in their
FILLING IN THE GAP: IDENTIFYING HYPOXIC IMPACTS IN NEUSE RIVER SPOT
Fish kills along the Neuse River last summer may have been caused
by hypoxia, or low oxygen concentrations in the water. Join Sea
Grant researchers examining how changes in water quality affect the
distribution, growth and survival of estuary-dependent fish.
LEGAL TIDES: Update on North Carolina's Ocean Policy
A recent report about managing North Carolina's coastal ocean
resources identifies emerging issues and explores the state's existing
ocean policies. Lisa Schiavinato, Sea Grant's legal specialist, provides
NATURALIST'S NOTEBOOK: How Many Oceans?
The answer may not be as easy as you think. Join Terri Kirby Hathway,
Sea Grant's marine education specialist, as she explores this most
PEOPLE & PLACES: Inland Sites Boost Shell Recycling Efforts
Oyster shells are the best substrate for growing new oysters. Learn
how inland communities are sending empty oyster shells back to
their rightful place — coastal waters.
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