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The Portuguese Man-of-war Is Not a Jellyfish and Packs a Nasty Sting

Dr. Paul Bologna, Professor, speaks with HowStuffWorks about this fascinating creature

Plastic trash is deposited at the high tide line at Monmouth Beach

Plastic remains the most collected litter at New Jersey beaches

The annual Beach Sweeps Report from Clean Ocean Action documented that 82.3% of items collected by volunteers were made of foam or plastic

An abandoned boat is washed ashore on Bay View Avenue near 24th Avenue in Seaside Park

Beached, docked & dumped

NJ.com spoke with Dr. Paul Bologna, Biology, regarding the State’s abandoned boat problem

Dr. Sandra Adams in the classroom

When to get a booster shot if you are fully vaccinated and had COVID

Dr. Sandra Adams spoke with Katherine Rodriguez from NJ.com regarding when to get your Covid-19 booster

What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the Flu

Dr. Sandra Adams provided insight to NewsMax regarding the correlation between contracting covid and getting your flu shot

Diving Squad To Scrub Jellyfish Off Berkeley Shores’ Bulkheads

A team of volunteer divers will be taking steps to reduce the number of jellyfish in the Berkeley Shores lagoon on Saturday morning.

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NJ Sees Spike in Human West Nile Virus Cases as Mosquito Season Keeps Going

Dr. Matthew Aardema, Assistant Professor, Biology speaks with NBC10’s Ted Greenberg to discuss why this season has benefited mosquitos

Dr. Matthew Aardema by lab equipment

NJ squashed thousands of spotted lanternflies. Still, it’s ‘impossible to wipe them out’

Dr. Matthew Aardema, Assistant Professor, Biology, spoke with NorthJersey.com about the invasive insect

Kelp forests provide a range of ecosystem services

Embrace kelp forests in the coming decade

Dr. Colette Feehan was the primary author of this letter published in Science Magazine

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Cownose Rays Alarm Swimmers On Jersey Shore

Dr. Paul Bologna talks about these creatures, currently in their annual migration

Dr. Matthew Aardema by lab equipment

How do you prevent tick bites?

Matthew Aardema spoke with Nicole Pajer from HuffPost in their guide to ticks

Dr. Sandra Adams in the classroom

Is a runny nose a symptom of the Delta variant of COVID?

Biology Professor Dr. Sandra Adams spoke with NJ.com regarding the Delta COVID-19 variant and potential symptoms