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Coast & Ocean

Oysters, NJ environment news

This red tide might be good news for New Jersey oyster beds

WAYNE PARRY / AP / WASHINGTON POST - A red tide is heading for thousands of acres of oyster beds in New Jersey’s Delaware Bay [go to article]
Offshore oil drilling rig

New Jersey ready to ban offshore drilling, thwart Trump plan

WAYNE PARRY / AP / U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT - New Jersey is prepared to thwart President Donald Trump's plan for offshore oil and gas drilling by enacting [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]

State says fox killing necessary to protect piping plover

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Residents of Brigantine Island are rallying against the state killing foxes in the North Brigantine Natural Area [go to article]
marsh, delaware bay, new jersey

Who knows where the sand goes?

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - After years of rebuilding Delaware Bayshore beaches decimated by Hurricane Sandy, the American Littoral Society [go to article]
Oysters, NJ environment news

Oyster populations could be restored in New York, if only people would stop poaching...

H. CLAIRE BROWN / NEW FOOD ECONOMY - “Americans have a passion for oysters, which they eat at all hours, even in the streets,” wrote Moreau de St. Mery [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey environment

Does the Jersey Shore need a regional coastal commission?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The idea of establishing a regional coastal commission to help the Jersey Shore adapt and plan to deal with climate change and rising sea levels [go to article]
offshore oil drilling platforms

Bill to ban drilling off NJ coast on Murphy’s Desk

DANIEL NEE / SHOREBEAT - A bill that would make an end-run around federal plans to open up the Atlantic Ocean off New Jersey to oil exploration and drilling [go to article]
Marsh, North Wldwood, New Jersey

Rising waters, falling marsh: Can humans protect wetlands?

BILL BARLOW / CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - From the Garden State Parkway to Cape May County’s heavily developed barrier islands runs a strip of more than 17,700 acres preserved [go to article]
beach erosion at Jersey Shore

Look at what the last 4 storms have done to our beaches. Hint: It’s...

AMANDA HOOVER and ALEXIS JOHNSON / NJ.COM – The torture of four nor'easters in three weeks has many awaiting summer, when they can forget winter [go to article]

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