Fish & Fisheries

"The Gulf of Maine Is Simmering, But Its Lobsters Seem Fine — For Now"

"Many tourists visiting coastal Maine may at some point purchase a lobster roll, with big chunks of lobster meat, a dash of mayo and a bag of potato chips on the side. But as summers become hotter and sea temperatures rise in the Gulf of Maine, there’s concern that warmer waters will cause the cold water crustacean to move elsewhere, making it harder to satisfy lobster cravings for the region’s tourists."

Source: Washington Post, 09/12/2022
September 21, 2022

Ocean Encounters: Heatwaves! Extreme Heat on Land — and in the Ocean

Join the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for the next installment in its virtual Ocean Encounters series. Speakers will discuss the links between the atmosphere and ocean, why heat waves are on the rise and what it means for our ocean planet. 7:30-8:30 p.m. ET.


B.C. First Nations Appeal Court Ruling In Attempt To Restore The Nechako R.

"Saik’uz and Stellat’en First Nations have been fighting for the health of the watershed for over a decade. A dam operated by Rio Tinto Alcan and regulated by the province continues to devastate sturgeon and salmon populations".

Source: The Narwhal, 08/31/2022


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