Warming seas threaten mid-Atlantic sea snails

Climate change could threaten the survival of the common whelk, a sea snail with the misfortune of living in one of Earth's fastest warming marine areas.

Todd Bates-Rutgers
March 11, 2020 | futurity

~3 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment climate-change fisheries fishing oceans snails

Tropical nations aren’t ready for fish stocks to vanish

As climate change drives huge changes in fish stocks around the world, the nations that rely on them could be in serious trouble.

Harrison Tasoff-UC Santa Barbara
Feb. 25, 2020 | futurity

~7 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment climate-change economics fish fisheries north-africa oceans sustainability

Costs and demand keep fish from malnourished people on coasts

Having some of the most nutritious fish in the world nearby doesn't save millions of people, particularly children, from malnutrition.

U. Washington
Sept. 30, 2019 | futurity

~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine fish fisheries malnutrition omega-3-fatty-acids

To farm mussels offshore, consider ocean cycles

Ocean cycles can have a big impact on offshore mussel farms, research finds. The work could clarify how climate change will affect aquaculture.

Harrison Tasoff-UC Santa Barbara
July 17, 2019 | futurity

~6 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment climate-change fisheries food mussels oceans sustainability

Warmer seas threaten Northeast fishing communities

"Adapting to climate change for many communities will require fundamentally new approaches to fishing. Change has become the new normal."

Todd Bates-Rutgers
June 24, 2019 | futurity

~4 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment climate-change fisheries food oceans

To see climate’s uneven cost, look to Maine clammers

"The problem is that the people that are most dependent on fisheries are the ones that don't believe [that climate change is happening]."

Duke University
May 8, 2019 | futurity

~3 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment featured climate-change fisheries jobs money

Warmer seas will limit food supply from fisheries

Climate change is starting to shift the productivity of fisheries worldwide. Here's why that could be a problem.

Harrison Tasoff-UC Santa Barbara
March 21, 2019 | futurity

~4 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment climate-change fisheries food oceans

‘Streamers’ on fishing boats save a ton of seabirds

Streamer lines on fishing vessels really work, research finds. "The fishermen owned the solution from start to finish."

U. Washington
March 6, 2019 | futurity

~5 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment birds conservation fish fisheries ships

‘Ghosts’ of fishing past can upend conservation

"Surprisingly, we found that people often get trapped by their past decisions. If they start out overharvesting, they tend to continue overharvesting."

Todd Bates-Rutgers
Dec. 24, 2018 | futurity

~4 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment conservation fisheries

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