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Littoral Society
A non-profit environmental organization empowering people to protect the coast through advocacy, conservation, education and restoration
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A House bill would allow flood premiums to soar by up to 18 percent annually for primary homeowners and as much as 25 percent a year for those who own vacation homes … via
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Shorebird watching is big business in New Jersey. Reducing horseshoe crab harvesting would help protect and restore that segment of New Jersey's mutli-billion dollar ecotourism economy.
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Summer is in full swing, and our partners at CDRW are celebrating with a contest to honor the & its most ! To kick things off, they're looking for suggestions from watershed natives! More info @
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Littoral Society Jul 22
Vehicle crashes involving large animals are expensive and deadly. There’s one solution, however, that’s been remarkably effective around the world in decreasing collisions between cars and animals crossing the road: wildlife under- and overpasses.
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Littoral Society Jul 22
They're part of life almost everywhere at the Jersey Shore this time of year, whether you’re fishing at the bay, birdwatching in the marshes or trying to soak up the sun at the beach. And there’s nothing that can keep the greenheads at bay.
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Littoral Society Jul 22
The Dutch have taken flood prevention to new levels. See how they do it and how their "water ambassador" is helping cities in New Jersey prepare for future disasters in a fascinating "60 Minutes" segment.
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Littoral Society Jul 22
Have fun, learn marine science at the American Littoral Society Summer Coast Camp at Sandy Hook, NJ from Aug. 5-9. For students in grades 6-8. Scholarships available. Click link for more info or to register.
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Littoral Society Jul 21
Coastal towns continue to see increased high-tide flooding, inundating streets and basements — the result of sea level rise, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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Littoral Society Jul 21
Less than 15 days left this Congress to help sharks; in NJ a similar ban is stalled in the Assembly - contact & urge vote on A4845 Shark Fin Ban bill
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Littoral Society Jul 21
Learn how to tag fish with experts and novices aboard the Littoral Society's annual fluke tagging trip, departing from Atlantic Highlands on Saturday, Aug. 10. Click link to register or for more information.
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Littoral Society Jul 20
It’s not just the environment hurting from plastic pollution... Up to $2.5 trillion is lost each year due to marine .
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Littoral Society Jul 20
From the tops of trees to the depths of the oceans, humanity’s destruction of wildlife is continuing to drive many species towards extinction, with the latest “red list” showing that a third of all species assessed are under threat.
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Littoral Society Jul 20
Since 1955, more than 90 percent of the excess heat retained by the Earth as a result of increased greenhouse gases has been absorbed by the oceans.
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The Nature Conservancy Jul 19
The latest is an alarm bell. One-third of all assessed species are under threat. There is no time like the present to take , invest in nature-based solutions and manage, protect & restore life on Earth.
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Littoral Society Jul 19
The EPA plans to kill its appeals process whereby citizens can argue that polluters should pollute less. But, it'll let polluters keep using the same appeals process to argue for permission to pollute more.
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Littoral Society Jul 19
It’s only a matter of time before New Jersey’s coastal regions have to face the harsh reality that sea levels are rising, according to New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection, which is projecting significant increases only 10 years from now.
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Littoral Society Jul 19
Here's a green tip for those beach-goers out there!
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Littoral Society Jul 19
Seawalls are a stop gap measure to rising seas. They cause loss of protective beaches that are also valuable community assets. Climate change is going to hurt a lot of folks and communities.
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Littoral Society Jul 18
The bipartisan Save Our Seas Act 2.0 proposes making the issue of plastic pollution a larger part of U.S. and foreign trade policy and tackling barriers to plastic recycling.
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Littoral Society Jul 18
Lawsuits allege that DuPont saddled Chemours with almost $4 billion in debt, refused cash advances and grossly undervalued how much liability Chemours would take on from all the former DuPont toxic sites.
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