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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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Clinging jellyfish

Dangerous jellyfish now found in northern Barnegat Bay

JUSTIN AUCIELLO / WHYY - A dangerous invasive jellyfish continues to move south along internal Jersey Shore waterways [go to article]
new jersey environment news, Trump

Trump’s new ocean policy focused more on economy, less on environment

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The fate of the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Action Plan, which took years to develop and was starting to be used by government [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Climate change moving fish north, threatening turf wars, study says

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - World conflict is likely to increase over access to fisheries, as species move north in response to a warming ocean [go to article]
Oysters, NJ environment news

The ocean is getting more acidic—what that actually means

ERIC NIILER / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC - Grace Saba steadies herself on the back of a gently rocking boat as she and her crew slide a six-foot long yellow torpedo [go to article]
sandy flood, new jersey, shore

Could climate change erode real estate markets in coastal New Jersey?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Rising sea levels threaten hundreds of thousands of homes and structures nationwide, with New Jersey ranking second only to Florida [go to article]
beach and seawater

Why fecal bacteria sometimes takes over Jersey Shore beaches

RUSS ZIMMER / NBC 10 - The cloud of fecal bacteria that lingered off New Jersey beaches last week is a reminder of a grim truth on the Shore: The water [go to article]
horseshoe crabs, delaware bay, new jesey wildlife

Horseshoe crabs are spawning. Why it’s important we watch (and count)

CHRIS FRANKLIN / NJ.COM - As the sun lowered itself below the Delaware Bay horizon on an unusually cool Monday night in June, a group of people, some dressed in colorful [go to article]
beach and seawater

Raw sewage exposure forces closure of Jersey Shore beach

AP / U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT - Officials say sewage overflow contaminated a New Jersey beach's water with unsafe levels of bacteria, forcing its closure [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]
Plastic bag in tree

Shore towns ban plastic bags, say they dirty beaches, hurt wildlife

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Bob Schoelkopf took a hose and sprayed down a gray seal pup that remained quiet as two other seals bellowed [go to article]

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