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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Coast & Ocean

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]
jersey shore, new jersey environment

More than one-third of Jersey Shore beaches were contaminated with fecal bacteria in 2018,...

VIRGINIA STREVA / PHILLY VOICE - More than one-third of New Jersey's beaches tested positive for unsafe levels of fecal bacteria contamination in 2018 [go to article]
Oysters, NJ environment news

Environmental organization deploys 1 million oysters at N.J. ‘living shoreline’

JUSTIN AUCIELLO / WHYY - An environmental organization and the U.S. Navy teamed up Tuesday to deploy one million juvenile oysters at a “living shoreline” [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Climate change blamed for grim outlook on Jersey Shore flooding, federal report says

FRANK KUMMER / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - The trend persists, and it’s not good for New Jersey: Coastal towns continue to see increased high-tide flooding, inundating streets [go to article]

Coastal communities weigh in on resiliency planning

JOANNA GAGIS / NJTV NEWS - It’s only a matter of time before New Jersey’s coastal regions have to face the harsh reality that sea levels are rising [go to article]
Belmar flooded by Hurricane Sandy

Nature preserves instead of homes in flood-prone portions of Monmouth County?

AMANDA OGLESBY / APP.COM - In the not-so-distance future, the Shrewsbury River will swell and overtake entire neighborhoods within Rumson, Little Silver [go to article]

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