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Belmar flooded by Hurricane Sandy

Estimate revised up of new Shore homes imperiled by sea-level rise, storm surge

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Climate scientists and real-estate experts have revised up their estimate for the number of recently built homes [go to article]
offshore wind turbine installation

Offshore wind, fishing industries work to co-exist

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Offshore wind farm developer Orsted worked with the fishing community in designing its proposed 800 megawatt [go to article]
offshore oil drilling platforms

Bill to ban drilling off NJ coast on Murphy’s Desk

DANIEL NEE / SHOREBEAT - A bill that would make an end-run around federal plans to open up the Atlantic Ocean off New Jersey to oil exploration and drilling [go to article]
forest fire

Could California mega-wildfires happen in NJ’s Pinelands?

NJ 101.5 - Recent California wildfires destroyed homes and killed residents, many of whom lived in close proximity to forests and woodlands [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey, coast

Shore towns use sand dredged from inlets to widen beaches

WAYNE PARRY / AP / WASHINGTON POST - Two common problems in coastal areas — eroded beaches, and clogged inlets hazardous for boat traffic — have a mutual solution [go to article]
jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

Governor signs law that strengthens public access to beaches

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With Gov. Phil Murphy’s signature, the state has broadened the public’s access to beaches and waterfront areas [go to article]
Oysters, NJ environment news

Oyster seeding: A ‘tangible, physical’ way to help the water

WAYNE PARRY / AP - Restoring oyster beds and helping keep the water clean isn’t just for scientists and environmental groups anymore [go to article]
Belmar flooded by Hurricane Sandy

Nature preserves instead of homes in flood-prone portions of Monmouth County?

AMANDA OGLESBY / APP.COM - In the not-so-distance future, the Shrewsbury River will swell and overtake entire neighborhoods within Rumson, Little Silver [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Your dinner might be swimming North thanks to climate change, Rutgers study says

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Climate change is making oceans warmer and the fish are taking flight [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Sea level rise’s impact on property values will be greatest in N.J. Shore towns,...

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Ocean City, N.J., faces the biggest hit to its property values from sea level rise on the eastern seaboard, surpassing even Miami Beach [go to article]

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