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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Coast & Ocean

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]
superstorm sandy, coastal flooding, jersey shore

Retreating from rising seas isn’t a win or a defeat – it’s reality

KATE YODER / GRIST - Indonesia just found itself a new capital. The country’s president, Joko Widodo, announced on Monday that the new seat of government [go to article]

Sharks have turned Cape Cod into Cape Fear. Could that happen to the Jersey...

JIM BECKERMAN / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Cape Cod is roughly 350 miles from the Jersey Shore — as the shark swims [go to article]

Pallone says ‘living shorelines’ can help protect coastal towns from flooding

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - In the battle against rising ocean levels, so-called living shorelines are a less expensive — and some say better — alternative to jetties [go to article/video]
Belmar flooded by Hurricane Sandy

Estimate revised up of new Shore homes imperiled by sea-level rise, storm surge

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Climate scientists and real-estate experts have revised up their estimate for the number of recently built homes [go to article]
Oysters, NJ environment news

Oyster seeding: A ‘tangible, physical’ way to help the water

WAYNE PARRY / AP - Restoring oyster beds and helping keep the water clean isn’t just for scientists and environmental groups anymore [go to article]

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