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A chart showing the increase in the frequency of highly amplified jet-stream patterns, which scientists believe is related to extreme weather events. Courtesy of Jennifer Francis.

Rutgers Climate Scientists Find More Evidence Linking Arctic Warming to Jet Stream Movement

6-2-15
[caption id="attachment_45099" align="alignright" width="300"] A chart showing the increase in the frequency of highly amplified jet-stream patterns, which scientists believe is related to extreme weather events. Courtesy of Jennifer ...
150526Wanko

Dog Owners Upset with New Restrictions at ‘Dog Beach’

5-26-15
The Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area in Manasquan, dubbed Dog Beach by locals, has implemented new restrictions on having dogs off leash in the area.
150521Flanagan

South Jersey Gas Tweaks Pipeline Application

5-21-15
South Jersey Gas has tweaked its original application for a natural gas pipeline through the Pinelands, hoping the design changes will help soften opposition.
150521Wanko

NJDEP Commissioner Outlines State of the Shore

5-21-15
NJ Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin says Jersey Shore beaches are open and ready for tourists this Memorial Day weekend during the annual State of the Shore event.
150518Wanko

Students Work for Legislation to Protect Turtles

5-18-15
Students at the Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science have testified in front of a Senate committee to push for legislation that would change the designation for diamondback terrapins, turtles that live in New Jersey.
150515Flanagan

DEP Evaluates South Jersey Gas Pipeline Route Through Pinelands

5-15-15
The DEP letter evaluating potential pipeline routes calls South Jersey Gas' initial proposal the "preferred alternative."
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Running on Empty? Mapping New Jersey’s Alternative-Fuel Stations

5-15-15
The Garden State has only two alternative fueling stations for every 100,000 vehicles, the second-lowest ranking in the country.
150514Wanko

Rutgers Scarlet Strawberry Has More Flavor Than Its Counterparts

5-14-15
The Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station has created strawberry plants that are better suited for New Jersey's climate and produce better tasting fruit.
150513Wanko

Tracking a Great White Shark Off the Jersey Shore

5-13-15
Ocearch, a non-profit dedicated to researching large predators, captured and tagged great white shark Mary Lee near Cape Cod three years ago. She's been tracked off the Jersey Shore and thousands of Twitter followers.
150512Wanko

Allergy Sufferers Face Tough Pollen Season

5-12-15
Medical professionals say this allergy season is particularly bad with intense pollen production.