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Fisheries and Climate Change: A New Jersey Perspective

The oceans are warmer and more acidic than at any point in recorded history, with far-reaching impacts on marine life, communities, and economies. Video produced by Gattuso Media Design for the Rutgers Climate Institute, NJ Agricultural Experiment Station, Bloustein School at Rutgers University, and USDA. Learn more at njadapt.org.

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Opinion: Ban (or tax) single-use plastic bags

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Look around and you’ll see plastic bags everywhere: tumbling along roads, washed up on beaches, caught in tree branches [go to article]
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Opinion: Statewide solution needed to reduce use of disposable bags

LINDA DOHERTY / APP.COM - As summer approaches, a number of well-intentioned New Jersey communities are seeking to cut down on litter by curtailing the use of disposable [go to article]
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N.J. flounder, sea bass pushed north because of climate change, say...

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Continued ocean warming could cause habitats of many species of fish, including flounder and black sea bass, regularly found off New Jersey’s [go to article]
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Three Republicans join climate change caucus

JOHN BOWDEN / THE HILL - Three House Republicans have joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers dedicated to addressing the threat posed by climate change [go to article]