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Threatened red knots land along Delaware Bay

The annual red knot arrival is underway as federal regulators have unveiled a plan to protect nearly 700,000 acres in New Jersey, Delaware, and 11 other states.
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Sea level rise threat continues

Sea level rise is a reality and one that will not change anytime soon. Cape May County, with its close proximity to seawater and reliance on the ocean for much of its economy, will feel the effects of climate change and the ensuing seawater rise more heavily than most of the nation.

Migration numbers plunge for the red knot, a threatened shore bird
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Migration numbers plunge for the red knot, a threatened shore bird

Every May, these birds stop in the Delaware Bay on their way to Arctic Canada. But a shortage of food this season puts their flight at risk.
Waterfront retreat: A bay community faces rising seas and buyouts
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Waterfront retreat: A bay community faces rising seas and buyouts

Beset by sea level rise and increasing storm damage, most residents of the Delaware Bay community of Money Island have opted to take buyouts from the state and abandon their homes.

Flesh-eating bacteria in New Jersey reveal one possible effect of climate change, study says
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Flesh-eating bacteria in New Jersey reveal one possible effect of climate change, study says

Climate change may lead to unlikely illnesses in unexpected places, new research suggests: Five separate cases of Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating infection caused by handling or eating seafood, occurred over the past two years in Delaware Bay.

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