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Coast & Ocean

Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

Waterfront retreat: A bay community faces rising seas and buyouts

TOM HORTON / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - When Meghan Wren came to look at a place for sale in 1997 in tiny Money Island, an outpost [go to article]
Flood damage, Mantoloking after Hurricane Sandy

Facing rising sea levels, Jersey Shore voters still love Trump

MIKE KELLY / ASBURY PARK PRESS / NORTHJERSEY.COM - From the window of his second-floor office in the middle of a narrow barrier island [go to article]
Beach replenishment

Trump Administration makes it easier to dredge protected areas to restore beaches

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE / NY TIMES - The Trump administration changed a 25-year-old policy to make it easier for coastal communities to take sand from protected [go to article]
Atlantic City, Sandy damage

How climate change is affecting Atlantic City

JOE MARTUCCI / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Atlantic City ranks near the top for New Jersey places most impacted by climate change [go to article]
Blue crabs

New funding to study microplastic pollution effect on Delaware Bay blue crabs

MARK EICHMANN / WHYY - The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is often held up as the poster child for ocean pollution. And while the collection of trash collecting [go to article]
East Point Lighthouse

Environment officials move to protect NJ lighthouse considered among most vulnerable in nation

NBC NY 4 - New Jersey environmental officials are moving to protect a lighthouse on Delaware Bay considered one of the most vulnerable in the nation to rising seas [go to article]
jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

Opinion: We need to stop building Shore houses

CLAIRE SASKO / PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE - Approximately no one wants to lose the Jersey Shore as we know it to climate change. But real talk: This is what we face [go to article]
Oyster Creek nuclear plant new jersey

Shutdown of N.J. nuclear plant has a surprising stinging consequence

WAYNE PARRY / AP / THE MORNING CALL - The shutdown of one of the nation’s oldest nuclear power plants last year is having a surprising, stinging consequence [go to article]
New York Harbor, Manhattan

Should New York build a storm surge barrier?

SARAH FECHT / STATE OF THE PLANET - It’s been seven years since Superstorm Sandy brought the city that never sleeps to a grinding halt [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Competing for space on the increasingly crowded ocean

WAYNE PARRY / AP / CHICAGO TRIBUNE - Oceans cover nearly three-quarters of the Earth, and it's getting crowded out on the water [go to article]

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