A new species of leopard frogs has been discovered inhabiting the I-95 corridor from Connecticut to North Carolina. Courtesy: Jeremy Feinberg

New Frog Discovered Inhabiting I-95 Corridor from Connecticut to North Carolina

Decades after naturalist’s claim of a new species was dismissed, frog named in his honor.

Christie to Sandy heckler: ‘Sit down and shut up’

BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has told a heckler critical of his handling of Superstorm Sandy recovery to "Sit down and shut up" on the second anniversary of the storm. A man began heckling Christie about the pace of storm ...

Giraffe born at New Jersey theme park

JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — There's a new addition to the safari at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure theme park. A female reticulated giraffe was born at the park on Oct. 11. The park says Mika stood within an hour of her birth and measured ...

Advocates Protest Pig Crates At The Statehouse

Advocates voiced their views on pig creates outside the statehouse, using human sized crates.

Residents Oppose Passaic Valley Water Commission Open Air Reservoir Plans

Residents within Passaic Valley area oppose the Passaic Valley Water Commission's plans for open-air reservoirs.

Deer rescued from swimming pool in New Jersey

FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Police and firefighters rescued a deer that nearly drowned in a swimming pool in northern New Jersey.The six-point buck became trapped in the pool after it fell through the pool's cover at a Far Hills home on Saturday. ...

Police: Mother throws baby into ocean

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Police have charged a 23-year-old woman with second-degree aggravated assault for allegedly throwing her month-old baby into the ocean in Atlantic City. Sgt. Monica McMenamin tells The Press of Atlantic City ...

Thousands hit NJ beaches as part of annual cleanup

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Thousands of volunteers have swept across dozens of Jersey Shore beaches as part of an environmental group's annual cleanup program. Clean Ocean Action staged its 29th annual fall beach sweeps Saturday at more than 70 coastal ...

Glance: New Jersey’s 2 statewide ballot questions

New Jersey voters will see two statewide ballot questions when they cast their votes in the Nov. 4 election. This is what the questions will look like on the ballot: BALLOT QUESTION 1: CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ALLOW A COURT TO ORDER PRETRIAL ...
The ocean conveyor moves heat and water between the hemispheres, along the ocean bottom. It also moves carbon dioxide.

Past Climate Change Was Caused by the Ocean, Not Just the Atmosphere, New Rutgers Study Finds

New research by Rutgers climate scientists reports that the transport of heat by the ocean is as important as greenhouse gases in the atmosphere when it comes to climate change.