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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Coast & Ocean

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]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

‘Geography of risk’ calculates who pays when a storm comes to shore

FRESH AIR / NPR - Journalist Gilbert Gaul says Americans have chosen to build $3 trillion worth of property in some of the riskiest places on earth – the barrier islands [listen to audio]

N.J. beaches hit hard by storm

TRISH HARTMAN / ABC 6 - Several Jersey shore towns are trying to figure out how they'll replenish their beaches after a storm moved up the coast last week [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 dunes, new jersey environment

For Jersey Shore homeowners, hurricane and flood threats are worth the risk

ELLIE RUSHING / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - When Hurricane Sandy’s floodwaters ravaged the first floor of Frank Cattie’s Ocean City, N.J., home, he assessed [go to article]
Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

The cost of rising seas in N.J.

RADIO TIMES / WHYY - Coastal communities are facing rising seas and stronger storms caused by climate change. New Jersey is seeing some of the fastest sea level [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]
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]
New York Harbor, Manhattan

Could massive storm surge barriers end the Hudson River’s revival?

ELIZABETH ROYTE / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - On a sunny afternoon, John Lipscomb steered the 22-foot vessel Ian Fletcher past the rip-rapped, industrialized shoreline [go to article]

Pulitzer Prize winner’s new book focuses on southern Ocean County

RICK MELLERUP / THESANDPAPER.NET - OMG, what almost happened back in 1969! The Shapiro brothers, Herb and Jerry, are legendary figures [go to article]

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