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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Coast & Ocean

East Point Lighthouse

Climate change: Rising sea levels threaten historic lighthouses in NJ, across globe

WAYNE PARRY / AP / COURIER POST - Rising seas and erosion are threatening lighthouses around the U.S. and the world. Volunteers and cash-strapped [go to article]
Ridley's sea turtle

Turtles washing up ‘cold-stunned’ at Jersey Shore as wintry weather arrives

CBS - Turtles are washing ashore along the East Coast according to officials at the Marine Mammal Stranding Center (MMSC) in Brigantine, New Jersey [go to article]

Thousands of homes at Jersey Shore could be flooded, submerged by 2050

MARIELLE MONDON / PHILLY VOICE - New homeowners and prospective buyers of properties at the Jersey Shore could face extreme levels of flooding [go to article]
new jersey environment, Jershey Shore

What factors impact coastal flooding?

JOE MARTUCCI / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Coastal flooding will always be a concern, and that concern has steadily increased in recent decades [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Despite Sandy, building in risky flood zones continues unabated

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Superstorm Sandy wiped out thousands of homes at the Jersey Shore, but the increasing threat of devastating coastal storms [go to article]
new jersey environment, Jershey Shore

Global sea levels could rise 8 feet by 2100, more in NJ, Rutgers study...

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - By the dawn of the next century, South Jersey’s barrier islands will pretty much disappear at high tide, based on data [go to article]

Battered by Sandy, New Jersey plans against sea level rise

WAYNE PARRY / AP / NJ HERALD - New Jersey is working on a plan to better protect its coast and inland waterways from the effects of sea level rise and severe storms [go to article]
marsh, delaware bay, new jersey

State’s tidal wetlands could be swamped by rising seas – report

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Roughly half the tidal wetlands in the metropolitan area are at risk of being submerged by the end of the century as sea levels rise [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Coastal flooding in the U.S. is happening twice as often at high tide

SARAH KENNEDY / YALE CLIMATE CONNECTIONS - The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and … your street is flooded? So-called “nuisance flooding” happens [go to article]
Newark Airport

Rising sea levels could affect your flight. Airports at water’s edge are trying to...

SUSAN PHILLIPS / STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA - Airports along the Carolina coasts shut down in anticipation of flooding from Hurricane Florence, and by late last week [go to article]

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