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Opinion: New Jersey lagging on planning for sea level rise

Opinion: New Jersey lagging on planning for sea level rise

DAVID KUTNER / APP.COM - Losing a home and all its contents during a natural disaster is one of the most traumatic events [go to article]

Opinion: Regional ocean planning best serves New Jersey’s uses and interests

Opinion: Regional ocean planning best serves New Jersey’s uses and interests

TIM DILLINGHAM, JOHN WEBER and BRIAN RICE / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - For coastal communities dependent on tourism, the summer marks [go to article]

New Jersey oyster farmers betting on a comeback, climate permitting

New Jersey oyster farmers betting on a comeback, climate permitting

CATALINA JARAMILLO / STATEIMPACT - Delaware Bay oysters are on their way back after decades of decline. But questions remain [go to article]

Warming waters, looming crisis

Warming waters, looming crisis

LESLIE GARISTO PFAFF / NEW JERSEY MONTHLY - In Malin Pinsky’s lab, they keep the unicorn blood in the fridge. It sits alongside [go to article]

In Atlantic City, residents feel injustice of climate change

In Atlantic City, residents feel injustice of climate change

PBS NEWSHOUR - When global warming leads to coastal flooding, low-income neighborhoods can suffer some of the worst effects. One stark example [view video]

Sea level rise isn’t just happening, it’s getting faster

Sea level rise isn’t just happening, it’s getting faster

CHRIS MOONEY / WASHINGTON POST - In at least the third such study published in the past year, scientists have confirmed seas are rising [go to article]

Feeling the heat: How fish are migrating from warming waters

Feeling the heat: How fish are migrating from warming waters

BEN GOLDFARB / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - The Cape Cod Canal is a serpentine artificial waterway that winds eight miles [go to article]

Report: Sea rise means more tidal flooding this year for Jersey Shore

Report: Sea rise means more tidal flooding this year for Jersey Shore

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Shore areas could see 10 percent to 20 percent more tidal flooding this year because of continued [go to article]

Scientists say the pace of sea level rise has nearly tripled since 1990

Scientists say the pace of sea level rise has nearly tripled since 1990

CHRIS MOONEY / WASHINGTON POST - A new scientific analysis finds that the Earth’s oceans are rising nearly three times as rapidly as they [go to article]

The world’s oceans are storing up staggering amounts of heat — and it’s even more than we thought

The world’s oceans are storing up staggering amounts of heat — and it’s even more than we thought

CHELSEA HARVEY / WASHINGTON POST - The world is getting warmer every year, thanks to climate change — but where exactly most of that heat [go to article]

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