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Corn snake

Poachers and habitat loss are endangering these N.J. snakes. This professor works to keep...

AVALON ZOPPO / NJ.COM - Deep in the Pine Barrens, poachers can wander for hours at a time. Their eyes scan the forest floor for dull orange [go to article]
New York Harbor, Manhattan

Could massive storm surge barriers end the Hudson River’s revival?

ELIZABETH ROYTE / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - On a sunny afternoon, John Lipscomb steered the 22-foot vessel Ian Fletcher past the rip-rapped, industrialized shoreline [go to article]

Pulitzer Prize winner’s new book focuses on southern Ocean County

RICK MELLERUP / THESANDPAPER.NET - OMG, what almost happened back in 1969! The Shapiro brothers, Herb and Jerry, are legendary figures [go to article]
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]
NJ Environment News, Highlands

Governor names enviros to Highlands Council; when will lawmakers approve?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - In a move welcomed by conservationists, Gov. Phil Murphy is attempting to recast the membership of the New Jersey Highlands Council [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]
Pinelands trail

Teens planted 400 trees in Pinelands preserve. ATV riders ripped them apart days later,...

AVALON ZOPPO / NJ.COM - A group of teenagers spent hours in the Pinelands last Thursday planting hundreds of trees to help maintain habitat for endangered wildlife [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]

Hundreds gather at public forum on keeping Lake Mohawk toxic bloom-free

RAVEN SANTANA / NJTV NEWS - From Lake Hopatcong, to Greenwood Lake, to Lake Musconetcong, the toxic cyanobacteria that turns water green has prompted the state [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]

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