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Wednesday, October 16, 2019


Horseshoe Ferns and forest at Horseshoe Bend Preserve in Kingwood, NJ

Forests improve with age

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Many things improve with age, like wines, cheeses, friendships, antiques and leather boots [go to article]
Donald Trump

Editorial: Defeating Trump’s environmental vandalism: one case study

STAR-LEDGER - While in France Monday, President Trump decided to skip a historic discussion on the Amazon forest fires and the reduction of carbon emissions [go to article]
Hoboken waterfront

Opinion: Friends of LSP supports taking Union Dry Dock to complete the waterfront greenway

SAM PESIN / JERSEY JOURNAL - Friends of Liberty State Park strongly supports Union Dry Dock as completing a contiguous waterfront greenway park [go to article]
Living shoreline oyster castle, Money Island, Delaware Bay

Littoral Society: Living Shorelines Act will protect coast from rising seas, storms

AMERICAN LITTORAL SOCIETY - Representatives from the American Littoral Society stood beside N.J. Congressman Frank Pallone on Thursday, Aug. 22 [go to article]
pumping gas in car at gas station

Opinion: If N.J. should divest from guns, why not from fossil fuels?

TINA WEISHAUS / NJ SPOTLIGHT - I applaud the recent support by Gov. Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney for divesting the New Jersey public pension [go to article]
heat wave, new jersey

Editorial: Ground zero for climate change – New Jersey

STAR-LEDGER - July was the hottest month since they began keeping records at the dawn of the industrial emissions era, and we see the dire consequences every day [go to article]
Climate Strike, There is no planet B

Editorial: Global warming is already here. Denying it is unforgivable.

GLOBAL WARMING is already here, striking substantial regions of the United States with increasing severity [go to article]
Oysters, NJ environment news

Editorial: Efforts with scallops and oysters paying off in NJ

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Fisheries management has provided a model for how people can adjust their impact on the natural world to benefit themselves [go to article]
offshore wind turbine installation

Opinion: By building the nation’s largest project, N.J. shows it knows how to do...

CURTIS FISHER and ERIC STILES / STAR-LEDGER - New Jersey residents are experiencing a fundamental altering of the natural world caused by the climate crisis [go to article]
Plastic bags at Walmart

Opinion: N.J. should ban all single-use bags – both paper and plastic – business...

LINDA DOHERTY / STAR-LEDGER - The New Jersey Food Council (NJFC) is the only statewide business organization supporting a ban on both paper and plastic [go to article]

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