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The Air in Kathmandu

The Air in Kathmandu

By Sean Froeb, UNCW As I landed in Nepal I remember a distinct sense of confusion washing over me when I breathed the air for the first time. I remember the air not feeling as if it were at the right elevation. My brother used to live in the...

 

Dredging up Paradise

Dredging up Paradise

By Callie Boatright, UNCW My Internship at Masonboro Island Coastal Reserve: Part 2 Every morning I spent on Masonboro Island last summer was like a “moving picture” of the beauty of wildlife, the beaches and the ocean. There was always...

 

Old Mice Grow Young Blood Vessels

Old Mice Grow Young Blood Vessels

By Sunny Lewis SYDNEY, Australia, April 2, 2018 (EcologyPrime.com News) – Replacing two naturally-occurring molecules in mice can reverse the ageing process of their blood vessels, increasing the animals’ physical endurance, scientists...

 

The Ecological Impact of the Industrial Revolution

The Ecological Impact of the Industrial Revolution

By Eric McLamb Ecology Prime Media, Inc. The Industrial Revolution marked a major turning point in Earth’s ecology and humans’ relationship with their environment. Relatively overnight, it dramatically changed every aspect of human life...

 

UNCW Grad Fires Up Oil From Ocean Plastics

UNCW Grad Fires Up Oil From Ocean Plastics

By Sunny Lewis WILMINGTON, North Carolina, March 12, 2018 (EcologyPrime.com News) – Hidden, floating just beneath the surface of the oceans, are trillions of plastic fragments that once were useful objects made from petroleum –...

 

The Most Important Organism?

The Most Important Organism?

Phytoplankton are microscopic ocean plants that form the base of ocean ecosystems; they are so abundant that they are visible from space. Here, average chlorophyll from 1998 through 2006 is shown in green and indicates areas of high biological...

 

Not Your Everyday Walk on the Beach

Not Your Everyday Walk on the Beach

By Callie Boatright, UNCW My Internship at Masonboro Island Coastal Reserve: Part 1 Masonboro Island is a barrier island just off the coast of southeastern North Carolina. Masonboro, or Mase as the locals call it, is unique in that it is one...

 

Top Five Threats Facing Humanity

Top Five Threats Facing Humanity

By Eric McLamb, Ecology Prime Media Inc. There are many threats facing life on our planet today. There always have been since life first began to evolve some 3.8 billion years ago. This is natural and will not change. There have been countless...

 

Shangri-Lost: Summer Internship in Nepal

Shangri-Lost: Summer Internship in Nepal

By Sean Froeb, UNCW Over the summer I traveled to Nepal with the company Actuality Media to participate in their documentary outreach internship program. The program is designed to take documentary filmmakers from all over the world and pair...

 
 
 
 

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