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Sunday, January 16, 2022

Coast & Ocean

fishing boat

As climate change sends fish to colder waters, some boats follow

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Flipping through his captain’s log, Larry Colangelo looks at the water temperatures off Atlantic City’s coast this past summer [go to article]
Sandy Hook

A Keystone-like pipeline opens fierce battle over New York’s ‘energy future’

VIVIAN WANG and MICHAEL ADNO / NY TIMES - The proposal seemed straightforward: A new pipeline would connect natural gas fields [go to article]
jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

1981 shore protection plan to get update to match today’s realities

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - After nearly four decades, the Legislature is taking a look at updating the 1981 Shore Protection Plan [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

New Jersey shore sees sea level change — and it can’t be denied

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Four nor’easters hit New Jersey in March, disrupting everyday life, flooding coastal streets and forcing some island [go to article]
Barnegat Bay

Opinion: Barnegat Bay should be more than pretty backdrop for weddings

JANET TAURO / APP.COM - All that glitters doesn’t necessarily mean it’s healthy. Over the years, the views of Barnegat Bay have been magnificent [go to article]
Offshore oil drilling rig

Interior Dept. loosens offshore-drilling safety rules dating from Deepwater Horizon

CORAL DAVENPORT / NY TIMES - The Trump administration on Thursday made public its rollback of a major offshore-drilling safety regulation, significantly weakening [go to article]
Humpback whale in Sany Hook Bay

Whale’s jaw had been entangled for months. Now the humpback is finally free.

ANTHONY G. ATTRINO / NJ.COM - The first reports of a humpback whale entangled in some type of line off Sandy Hook were made as early as last October [go to article]
Red knots and Horseshoe crabs, Delaware Bay

“Barely enough” horseshoe crab eggs for arriving red knots

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - In the first week of the red knot stopover on Delaware Bay, there were just enough horseshoe crab eggs [go to article]
Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

Surrendering to rising seas

JEN SCHWARTZ / SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - Monique Coleman's basement was still wet with saltwater when the rallying began. Just days after Superstorm Sandy [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]

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