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Coast & Ocean

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]
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]
jersey shore, new jersey environment

More than one-third of Jersey Shore beaches were contaminated with fecal bacteria in 2018,...

VIRGINIA STREVA / PHILLY VOICE - More than one-third of New Jersey's beaches tested positive for unsafe levels of fecal bacteria contamination in 2018 [go to article]
Oysters, NJ environment news

Environmental organization deploys 1 million oysters at N.J. ‘living shoreline’

JUSTIN AUCIELLO / WHYY - An environmental organization and the U.S. Navy teamed up Tuesday to deploy one million juvenile oysters at a “living shoreline” [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Climate change blamed for grim outlook on Jersey Shore flooding, federal report says

FRANK KUMMER / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - The trend persists, and it’s not good for New Jersey: Coastal towns continue to see increased high-tide flooding, inundating streets [go to article]
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Coastal communities weigh in on resiliency planning

JOANNA GAGIS / NJTV NEWS - It’s only a matter of time before New Jersey’s coastal regions have to face the harsh reality that sea levels are rising [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]
Belmar flooded by Hurricane Sandy

Report: N.J. will have to spend $25 billion on coastal defenses

JOE HERNANDEZ / WHYY - A new report predicts New Jersey will have to shell out billions of dollars by 2040 to protect coastal communities from sea level rise [go to article]
Cohansey River, Delaware Bay

Is there a future for NJ salt marshes?

JUDITH S. WEIS / NJ ENVIRONMENT NEWS - Salt marshes, or coastal wetlands, the green areas at the edge of our estuaries, are among the most productive [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey environment

‘Doing nothing is not an option’: Officials lay out plan to fight rising sea...

CBS - A new report is out on New Jersey beaches. It looks at issues like replenishment, as well as climate change [go to article]

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