Northeast
Lobster boats anchored off Cutler, Maine. (Credit: Malin Pinsky/Rutgers) SHARE THIS ARTICLE Facebook Twitter Email You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. TAGS CLIMATE CHANGE FISHERIES FOOD OCEANS UNIVERSITY RUTGERS UNIVERSITY
Fisheries

WARMER SEAS THREATEN NORTHEAST FISHING COMMUNITIES

Most fishing communities from North Carolina to Maine will face declining fishing options unless they adapt to climate change by catching different species or fishing in different areas, a new study warns.

Great Lakes
A sample glass of Lake Erie water near the City of Toledo water intake crib, in August 2014. (Photo: Haraz N. Ghanbari, AP)

Scientists predict toxic algal bloom in western Lake Erie

Southeast
Florida will have to spend $74 billion in seawall construction in order to prepare for sea level rise resiliency, photo by Southeast Marine Construction.

Florida May Spend $74 Billion on Seawalls to Prepare for Sea Level Rise

International
Eelgrass off of Franks George Island in St. Margaret's Bay. Credit: Allison Schmidt

Measuring human impact on coastal ecosystems

Northeast
The oyster populations from Maine to Florida has shrunk to less than 10% of its historic size. (nulovetoyo/Adobe Stock)

Reclaiming The Big Oyster