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Saturday, June 6, 2020

Coast & Ocean

cigarette butt on beach

The no-smoking section in N.J. could include all beaches

SUSAN K. LIVIO / NJ.COM - Beachgoers in New Jersey left behind an estimated 29,000 cigarette butts last year [go to article]
Ghost forest, Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

As sea levels rise, so do ghost forests

MOISES VELASQUEZ-MANOFF / NY TIMES - Up and down the mid-Atlantic coast, sea levels are rising rapidly, creating stands of dead trees — often bleached [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey, coast

New Jersey trying to write public waterways access into law

AP / NEW JERSEY 101.5 - Governments as far back as the Roman Empire have recognized it, but New Jersey is trying to enshrine in law the public's right [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

How to ease island flooding? Some Jersey shore towns are using bayside islets

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - At Thursday’s high tide, a tiny tugboat named Bonnie pulled a red barge through Great Egg Harbor Bay [go to article]
fish market

The world is losing fish to eat as oceans warm, study finds

KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS / NY TIMES - Fish populations are declining as oceans warm, putting a key source of food and income at risk for millions of people around the world [go to article]
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Environmentalists call for halt to NJ offshore drilling

MICHAEL ARON / NJTV NEWS - “Madness” and “ridiculous” were words used at Wednesday’s news conference on the Asbury Park Boardwalk [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Sea level rise in NJ: The nightmare scenario

RUSS ZIMMER / ASBURY PARK PRESS - By 2100, rising sea levels could envelop Keansburg Amusement Park, Asbury Park Convention Hall, downtown Brick [go to article]
sandy flood, new jersey, shore

Wall Street is masking the true cost of climate change for coastal homes

JAMES TARMY / BLOOMBERG - Last November, less than a month after someone paid more than $1 million for an oceanfront house on New York’s Fire Island, a narrow strip [go to article]
Cownose Ray

Cownose rays invade the Jersey Shore

DAN RADEL / APP.COM - Migrating kite-shaped cownose rays are here in full force. The wing-tipped sea creatures with a big snout have been spotted by beachgoers [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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