Warming Waters: How Does Climate Change Affect the Gulf of Maine Ecosystem and People?

Jul 15, 2019

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The waters in the Gulf of Maine are warming at a rate that is 99 percent faster than the rest of the ocean. What are the reasons for this alarming rate, and what are the far-reaching effects of these rapidly warming waters? We'll learn about the impacts of climate change in and around the Gulf of Maine, and how various stakeholders are addressing change and adapting to it.

This is part of Maine Calling's ongoing focus on issues relating to climate change.


Andrew Pershing, chief scientific officer, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Julia Rosenbach, sustainability director, City of South Portland

Meredith White, director of research, Mook Sea Farm