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New York Harbor, Manhattan

Should New York build a storm surge barrier?

SARAH FECHT / STATE OF THE PLANET - It’s been seven years since Superstorm Sandy brought the city that never sleeps to a grinding halt [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Competing for space on the increasingly crowded ocean

WAYNE PARRY / AP / CHICAGO TRIBUNE - Oceans cover nearly three-quarters of the Earth, and it's getting crowded out on the water [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

‘Geography of risk’ calculates who pays when a storm comes to shore

FRESH AIR / NPR - Journalist Gilbert Gaul says Americans have chosen to build $3 trillion worth of property in some of the riskiest places on earth – the barrier islands [listen to audio]

N.J. beaches hit hard by storm

TRISH HARTMAN / ABC 6 - Several Jersey shore towns are trying to figure out how they'll replenish their beaches after a storm moved up the coast last week [go to article]
Makepeace Lake, Pinelands

Pipelines and the Pinelands

COREY ROTHAUSER / THE WHIT ONLINE - In the immensely urbanized State of New Jersey, there are few intact ecosystems left [go to article]
Ghost forest, Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

As sea levels rise, so do ghost forests

MOISES VELASQUEZ-MANOFF / NY TIMES - Up and down the mid-Atlantic coast, sea levels are rising rapidly, creating stands of dead trees — often bleached [go to article]
jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

For Jersey Shore homeowners, hurricane and flood threats are worth the risk

ELLIE RUSHING / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - When Hurricane Sandy’s floodwaters ravaged the first floor of Frank Cattie’s Ocean City, N.J., home, he assessed [go to article]
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]

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