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Sunday, May 26, 2019


Burlington Island

Trash and treasure: Historic Burlington Island is ready for a comeback — but first...

HENRY SAVAGE / PHILLY.COM - Just off the coast of Burlington City, in the middle of the Delaware River with a view of the Burlington Bristol Bridge, sits a 400-acre treasure [go to article]

Baby bobcat was orphaned, on verge of death. Now, he has a second shot...

ROB JENNINGS and ANDRE MALOK / NJ.COM - An orphaned bobcat – who weighed under 5 pounds and was suffering from dehydration when he was rescued eight months ago [go to article]

A dam is gone, and the shad are back. After 100 years, the fish...

STEVE NOVAK / LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - It has been more than a century since shad were last seen swimming up the Paulins Kill, a 40-mile Delaware River tributary [go to article]
new jersey environment, water, stream, Frenchtown

Proposed N.J. DEP river and stream rules being analyzed by Hunterdon County

NJ.COM - Hunterdon County’s freeholders heard testimony at their April 16 meeting that new river and stream rules proposed by the New Jersey Department of Environmental [go to article]

NJ joins other states to block Trump attack on Clean Water Act

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey is joining with 13 other states and the District of Columbia to oppose the rollback of a key provision of the Clean Water Act [go to article]
Saltmarsh Sparrow, Cape May

Endangered sparrows are facing extinction with future sea-level rise

CHRISSY SEXTON / EARTH.COM - A new study from the Oxford University Press is warning that some species of sparrows will vanish before the end of this century [go to article]
farmers market, new jersey berries

Climate change poses a threat to New Jersey’s cash crops

NEWS 12 NJ - While many enjoyed a relatively mild winter, warmer temperatures are making it harder to grow some popular crops in the Garden State [go to article]
Hazelnuts grown at Rutgers

How to protect our food from a crazy climate? Consider the hazelnut.

NATHANAEL JOHNSON / GRIST - In 2013, a cold snap in Ordu, Turkey, set off a chain-reaction that ended with terrible consequences for lovers of hazelnut chocolate [go to article]
water drop

Learn how changes to the Clean Water Act could hurt your region before it’s...

KAITLIN SULLIVAN / POPULAR SCIENCE - The Environmental Protection Agency has made moves to shrink national water protections for two years [go to article]
pipeline, energy, natural gas, new jersey

Trump EO would stop states from using water quality to block pipelines

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - President Donald Trump issued an executive order this week to hinder states from blocking unwanted oil and natural-gas pipelines [go to article]

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