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New Jersey kids doing hydroponics? forghedaboudit!

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A newly installed lab within the school greenhouse will help teach a new crop of children to grow food without soil.

World’s Largest Vertical Farm in New Jersey to Produce 2M Pounds of Produce

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Start-up Aerofarms is currently building what Read More The post World’s Largest Vertical Farm in New Jersey to Produce 2M Pounds of Produce appeared first on Ecorazzi. Newark, NJ is not known for its extensive farming grounds but it just might be in the future with the help of vertical farming.

Yellow Spring Beauty: Meet the Rare Wildflower of New Jersey

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This is the only place on the planet, the only place in the universe, that we know it occurs,” says New Jersey State Botanist David Snyder.

Bon Jovi To Open Charity Restaurant In New Jersey

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As a nod to his homeland, Bon Jovi’s restaurant will use local ingredients from New Jersey farms. In other words, nobody is turned away.

New Jersey Mayor Rescues Abused Dog via Twitter Tip (Again!)

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Mayor Cory Booker of Newark, New Jersey, rescues another dog via a Twitter tip. appeared first on Ecorazzi.

New Jersey SPCA Hires Forensic Veterinarian to Fight Animal Abuse

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In what we hope will be an inspiration for a new CSI-like TV series, the NJSPCA just hired their very first forensic veterinarian. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News

Grow lettuce like astronauts at American Hydroponics course

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You can always contact our friend Henry over in New York to custom-build you a hydroponics workshop or farm.

What is the State Bird of New Jersey?

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Mentioning New Jersey often raises a snicker or a run down of all the drama and negative stereotypes that swirl around the Garden State, most of which are typified by the MTV hit show, “Jersey Shore.” Birds american goldfinchs New Jersey state bird

A revenue neutral carbon tax in. New Jersey

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Jared Walczak at the Tax Foundation : On November 1st, New Jersey residents will start paying considerably higher gas taxes, with the rate rising from 14.5 Right now, New Jersey has the second-lowest motor fuel tax in the nation (14.5 billion in new revenue each year, with rates adjusting to keep collections constant.

While You Weren’t Looking, Your Civil Rights Just Took a Hit.

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The Fourth Amendment has historically safeguarded the public against being illegally detained by police officers. Strieff walking while black warrant

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Juvenile White Ibis in New Jersey

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What was this particular ibis doing in northern New Jersey? Birds Bergen County New Jersey Twitching White Ibis… a.

Chris Christie rejects 93% of New Jersey & 100% of pigs.

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Jon Stewart: just let the pigs turn around, you craven political animal you. The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook. Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Funny Green Health & Wellness

New Jersey Birds and Beyond: A Brief Book Review

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To that list, I would like to add New Jersey Birds and Beyond , by Sue Puder. Just how many books are there about New Jersey and birds?

Northern Lapwings in New Jersey – A Before Work Caper

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I had been wishing I could get to see them but between family and job it just wasn’t working out for me to make the 90-minute ride to New Egypt.

Wild Pollinator Habitat Benefits Agriculture

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This table shows the value of production attributable to wild pollinators in New Jersey (based on average prices and yields, 2007-2011).

Brigitte Bardot Speaks Out Against New Jersey Bear Hunt ‘Carnage’

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Actress and animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot is outraged with the New Jersey bear hunt that she has called “scandalous carnage.” ” According to AFP, Bardot wrote a letter to Governor Read More. Animals Causes News Top News brigitte bardot

An Early Spring Day Birding Sandy Hook, New Jersey

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We were four intrepid birders heading out of New York City to the wilds of New Jersey for birds, birds and more birds. ” Sandy Hook, our destination, is park of Gateway National Recreation Area like many of my favorite New York City birding locations. That is from where the photo of New York City above was taken.

New Jersey’s Pine Barrens Are Not At All Barren

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The pine barrens of New Jersey look rather plain and boring if you only see them while driving past on the Garden State Parkway or New Jersey Turnpike.

Birding the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway, Bayonne, New Jersey

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Anyway, my visit yesterday netted me three new birds for Hudson County and an hour of peaceful relaxation watching birds. Evidence needed?

Operation Osprey Banding

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Mary Conti is the public relations manager for The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey. Indiana Noe,” we like to call him. It was hot.

Costs of beach nourishment in New Jersey

Environmental Economics

Cornelia Dean: New Jersey has embraced this approach with gusto. Farrell , a professor of marine geology at Stockton College of New Jersey, said that since 1985 80 million cubic yards of sand had been applied on 54 of the state’s 97 miles of developed coastline: a truckload of sand for every foot of beach. Stewart C.

Photos from the Auto Loop at Brigantine

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Trips auto loop Brigantine new jerseyA couple of times I have had this happen near the Edwin B.

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The Birds of New Jersey: Status and Distribution – A Review by a Sometime Jersey Birder

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It’s tough being a New Jersey birder. The New Jersey Bird Records Committee (NJBRC) documents 465 species of natural origin.

The American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of New Jersey: A Book Review

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And, if the first book in the series, the American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of New Jersey by Rick Wright (author) and Brian E. As a birder who frequently birds New Jersey (and sometimes works and lives there), I am so happy that New Jersey is ABA state number one! Think about it. Brian E.

"Exxon Mobil Settles With New Jersey Over Environmental Damage"

Environmental Economics

billion in damages from  Exxon Mobil Corporation for the contamination and loss of use of more than 1,500 acres of wetlands, marshes, meadows and waters in New Jersey has been quietly settled by the state for around $250 million. From the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, Docket No. billion.

A Standing Ovation for a Clapper Rail

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Birds Brigantine clapper rail new jersey railsEveryone knows what a jinx bird is. In fact, they are the opposite of a jinx bird.

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New Jersey vegan eatery serves up Bernie Sanders themed fare

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Let all vegan Bernie fans REJOICE on this day, for we have been #blessed with the new Bernie Sanders Burger. News Sticky

New Study: Coastal Nature Reduces Risk from Storm Impacts for 1.3 Million U.S. Residents

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coastline, according to a new study just published in the journal Nature Climate Change. Storm, San Juan, Puerto Rico. coastline.

A Bird Sings in Camden

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Because of my job I have, of late, been spending lots of time in southern New Jersey. Inspiration camden new jersey

Jon Stewart Gears Up For Greener Pastures of The Farm Variety

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Jon Stewart recently purchased a farm in New Jersey with the intention of providing a sanctuary for farm animals rescued from cruelty.

Turtles of Brigantine

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Reptiles Brigantine new jersey turtlesForsythe National Wildlife Refuge, better known as Brigantine. Happy turtling! … a.

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Martha Stewart Wants More Protection for Pigs in New Jersey

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Martha Stewart wrote an open letter to New Jersey lawmakers, urging them to ban cruel gestation crates for breeding pigs.

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Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres at Brigantine

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It has an enormous range, occurring in such far-flung locales as New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Alaska, Greenland, and Brazil, to name just a few.

New Jersey Steps Up Efforts to Protect Dolphin Populations

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Congratulations, Cory Booker! Victory in New Jersey Senate Race

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That’s why the election results from yesterday’s special election in New Jersey were such a welcome sign.   Image via @ CoryBooker.

Your Voice Matters: Use It, Loudly.

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Snowy Owl vs. Peregrine Falcon

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The video above, taken yesterday at New Jersey’s Stone Harbor Point by Tom Johnson , is pretty awesome. Can you blame it?

NJ Gov. Chris Christie’s Lose-Lose Move for New Jersey

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo: Bob Jagendorf). RGGI is a win-win for New Jersey, and Gov. Politics

Warbling Vireo at Van Saun Park

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Birds New Jersey Van Saun Park vireos Warbling VireoEven their scientific name is rather boring. swainsonii , V. brewsteri , and V.

Whiskered Tern at Cape May

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… Trips Cape May doggerel New Jersey poetry terns Twitching vagrant Whiskered Tern The recent hubbub in the northeastern United States in terms of rare birds has been all about the Whiskered Tern at Cape May, the third record of this species for North America. All three of those records are from Cape May. Or if you liked it.