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Monday, September 16, 2019

Coast & Ocean

Malin Pinsky, Rutgers

Fish species forecast to migrate hundreds of miles northward as U.S. waters warm

BOB BERWYN / INSIDECLIMATE NEWS - Global warming will drive many of North America's fish species hundreds of miles northward, potentially costing coastal fishing communities [go to article]
Beach replenishment

Jersey Shore beaches: $1.2B replenishment means beaches at their fullest

RUSS ZIMMER and JEAN MIKLE / APP.COM - The Jersey Shore's beaches — treasured by locals and the reason why tourists spend billions of dollars here every summer [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]
jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

Gov. Kean: Rethinking the Jersey Shore’s future in an age of climate change

THOMAS H. KEAN and PETER KASABACH / STAR-LEDGER - The 2017 hurricane season has already brought the U.S. three devastating storms [go to article]
superstorm sandy, coastal flooding, jersey shore

5 years after Superstorm Sandy, the lessons haven’t sunk in

FRANK ELTMAN and WAYNE PARRY / AP / WASHINGTON POST – Five years after Superstorm Sandy was supposed to have [go to article]
Ridley's sea turtle

Frozen sea turtle washes up on Long Beach Island

AVALON ZAPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - A frozen sea turtle washed up on Long Beach Island earlier this month as temperatures dipped during a cold snap [go to article]
Clinging jellyfish

Nearly 300 clinging jellyfish found in Barnegat Bay

AMANDA OGLESBY / APP.COM - Nearly 300 clinging jellyfish — known for their tiny size and excruciating sting — were found by researchers in Barnegat Bay [go to article]

81 percent of the Jersey Shore is paved. Why that’s bad for flooding

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Tall dune grass covers one of the curb strips outside Mary Louise Hayes' residence, and sea shells line her driveway [go to article]
Horseshoe crab

The last days of the blue-blood harvest

SARAH ZHANG / THE ATLANTIC - Horseshoe crabs are sometimes called “living fossils” because they have been around in some form for more than 450 million years [go to article]
New York Harbor, Manhattan

Army Corps proposes giant hurricane barrier across New York Bay

MATTHEW SCHUERMAN / WNYC - More than five years after Sandy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking a closer look at one of the ideas [go to article]

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