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offshore oil drilling platforms

Editorial: Stop offshore drilling by making New Jersey and Delaware ugly for oil

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - New Jersey and Delaware know full well the dangers of President Trump’s reckless plans to open their coasts to offshore oil [go to article]
Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey

Hurricane season: Are New Jersey beaches ready?

RUSS ZIMMER / APP.COM - Winter wasn't kind to Jersey Shore beaches. Taken together, four snowy coastal storms that ripped past New Jersey [go to article]
Cownose Ray

Cownose rays invade the Jersey Shore

DAN RADEL / APP.COM - Migrating kite-shaped cownose rays are here in full force. The wing-tipped sea creatures with a big snout have been spotted by beachgoers [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Offshore wind energy: fishermen ask for relief

DAN RADEL / APP.COM - Offshore windmills may be the future of energy here, but they're presently a source of agitation to commercial fishermen [go to article]
marsh, delaware bay, new jersey

Who knows where the sand goes?

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - After years of rebuilding Delaware Bayshore beaches decimated by Hurricane Sandy, the American Littoral Society [go to article]
NOAA flood map, new jersey

Flooding hot spots: Why seas are rising faster on the U.S. East Coast

JIM MORRISON / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - Seen from a pedestrian footbridge overlooking Myrtle Park — a sliver of land that Norfolk, Virginia is allowing to revert to wetlands [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Your dinner might be swimming North thanks to climate change, Rutgers study says

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Climate change is making oceans warmer and the fish are taking flight [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

New Jersey shore sees sea level change — and it can’t be denied

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Four nor’easters hit New Jersey in March, disrupting everyday life, flooding coastal streets and forcing some island [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]
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]

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