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offshore oil drilling platforms

NJ is united against offshore drilling, but will it matter?

RUSS ZIMMER / APP.COM - Nobody around here seems to want offshore oil exploration near New Jersey's coasts, but it remains to be seen if the Trump [go to article]
fox

State says fox killing necessary to protect piping plover

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Residents of Brigantine Island are rallying against the state killing foxes in the North Brigantine Natural Area [go to article]
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‘Lake Christie’ on the Atlantic: A Jersey Shore town’s battle over dunes

MIKE KELLY / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Let’s begin with the good news. The waist-deep pool of smelly, bacteria-laced rainwater that stretched nearly [go to article]
sandy flood, new jersey, shore

The latest climate threat for coastal cities: More rich people

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE / BLOOMBERG - When Hurricane Irma reached Florida’s Big Pine Key in September, it caused the floor of Terry and Sharon Baron’s cream-colored [go to article]
Red knots and Horseshoe crabs, Delaware Bay

New Jersey’s migrating shorebirds shun sunken shellfish supports

LINDSEY KONKEL / HAKAI MAGAZINE - Each May, up to a million migrating shorebirds alight on the shore of Delaware Bay to fatten up on horseshoe crab eggs [go to article]
Red Knot banding, New Jersey wildlife

Delaware Bay’s crabs contributing to dip in already threatened red knot population

IRINA ZHOROV / WHYY - Decades-long changes in the Delaware Bay region may be contributing to the declining numbers of a medium-sized  shorebird [go to article]
New York Harbor, Manhattan

Army Corps wants to build a massive 5-mile seawall to prevent against the next...

CASSIDY GROM and MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - More than five years after Hurricane Sandy slammed ashore in 2012, government agencies are still spit-balling new [go to article]
Oysters, NJ environment news

Oyster populations could be restored in New York, if only people would stop poaching...

H. CLAIRE BROWN / NEW FOOD ECONOMY - “Americans have a passion for oysters, which they eat at all hours, even in the streets,” wrote Moreau de St. Mery [go to article]
snowy owl

Snowy owl hotspot in N.J. at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge

ELIZABETH FLETCHER / PHILLY.COM - The Snowy Owl sat silently in the marsh grass, its arctic white feathers fluffed up in the brisk winter wind, serenely observing us [go to article]
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]

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