World conflict is likely to increase over access to fisheries, as species move north in response to a warming ocean, according to a Rutgers University study published last week in the journal Science.
ATLANTIC CITY — Technicians were busy testing water samples from Atlantic County ocean and bay beaches at a laboratory here Monday, looking for signs of bacterial contamination.
The endangered bog turtle is the state’s official reptile, after Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday.
Thresher sharks made appearances this weekend off Absecon Island.
Ocean City tops the list of New Jersey coastal towns with large numbers of properties projected to face chronic high-tide flooding by 2045, undermining real estate values and tax ratables, according to a new study by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
MARGATE — Beach cleaners don’t dwell on the natural beauty around them while driving the high-tech equipment that sweeps the sand clean.
Farmers face huge challenges from nature, and they accept that. Weather can freeze a crop in the bud, parch it in a drought or drown it with too much rain.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear.
The MV Twin Capes, a luxurious ferry intended to be the jewel in the crown of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry system, was sent to the bottom of the ocean off Delaware on Friday, after years of sitting unused in Lower Township.
TOMS RIVER — Can Toms River's most notorious Superfund site become an open-air classroom to teach students about the environment?
A new poll shows New Jersey residents want smoking off their beaches. South Jersey towns, along with the state, seem to be following suit.
BRIGANTINE — It’s the new still life — taking photos of fruits and vegetables.
People who like to swim in rivers are not happy that an invasive stinging jellyfish has made its way to Monmouth and Ocean counties.
Parts of the Atlantic County Park in Estell Manor and the John F. Gaffney Green Tree Golf Course in Egg Harbor Township will be sprayed Thursday with an insecticide to control mosquitos.
The 20th Annual Brutus Fluke Tournament is Saturday June 16 from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP — A fledgling eaglet injured in its first attempt at flight was rescued, has recovered from its injuries and is back in its nest, according to the New Jersey Conserve Wildlife Foundation.
The state will hold an information session for homeowners still struggling to complete Hurricane Sandy repairs.
New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher will be in Brigantine to kick off this year's #FindJerseyFresh social media photo contest focusing on New Jersey produce.
New Jersey will be the first state in the nation to ban smoking and vaping on all beaches and in all public parks if Gov. Phil Murphy signs a bill that passed the Legislature last week.
There will be a water rescue training exercise in the bay off Ocean City near the Route 52 causeway Tuesday morning, officials said.
Fisheries agencies are considering changes to the Bluefish Fishery Management Plan and will hold public hearings this month to hear from recreational and commercial fishing interests.
OceanFirst Bank is hosting Shred Days, during which anyone can bring up to five boxes of papers for shredding at no cost.
OCEAN CITY — Resort police say they are prepared in case a social-media-planned, weekend-long beach party comes to fruition.
Preservation work on two state historic projects, including the East Point Lighthouse in the Heislerville section of Maurice River Township, Cumberland County, won the New Jersey Department of Transportation recognition this week.
More frequent flooding. Two hundred mph winds. Stronger hurricanes.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A dozen wildfires that burned thousands of homes in California's wine country and killed at least 15 people last October were started by Pacific Gas & Electric power lines and utility poles, state fire officials said.