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Coast & Ocean

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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]
Oysters, NJ environment news

The ocean is getting more acidic—what that actually means

ERIC NIILER / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC - Grace Saba steadies herself on the back of a gently rocking boat as she and her crew slide a six-foot long yellow torpedo [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]
jersey shore, new jersey, coast

Shore towns use sand dredged from inlets to widen beaches

WAYNE PARRY / AP / WASHINGTON POST - Two common problems in coastal areas — eroded beaches, and clogged inlets hazardous for boat traffic — have a mutual solution [go to article]
Hurricane Sandy damaged home, Mantoloking beach

Rising seas will wipe out $30B of property in one N.J. town, report says

JOSEPH ATMONAVAGE / NJ.COM - The year is 2100, and 45,757 homes valued at nearly $30 billion are underwater in Upper Township [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Competing for space on the increasingly crowded ocean

WAYNE PARRY / AP / CHICAGO TRIBUNE - Oceans cover nearly three-quarters of the Earth, and it's getting crowded out on the water [go to article]
Beach replenishment

Coastal conservation plan sparks fight over sand

THOMAS FRANK / E&E NEWS / SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - A Trump administration proposal to vastly expand federal conservation land along the East Coast [go to article]
piping plover

Editorial: Protecting piping plovers helps keep NJ natural, wildlife diverse

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The choice between foxes and plovers in North Brigantine is a difficult one to make from the heart [go to article]
Offshore oil drilling rig

Why New Jersey is leading the resistance to Trump’s offshore drilling plan

DARRYL FEARS / WASHINGTON POST - The Trump administration’s bid to expand offshore drilling sounds like a sweet deal when the oil and gas industry sells it: more jobs [go to article]
Beach replenishment

3 Jersey Shore towns getting $32.5M for beach replenishment

NJ.COM - Three southern Jersey Shore beaches will be widened under a new contract announced by the federal government [go to article]

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