Warming Waters: How Does Climate Change Affect the Gulf of Maine Ecosystem and People?
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
- Gulf Of Maine Research Institute: Gulf of Maine, Explained: The Warming Gulf of Maine
- Climate Central: Gulf of Maine Fishermen Face Warming ‘Double Whammy’
- Aquaculture's Next Wave
- Natural Resources Council of Maine: The Effect Of Sea-level Rise In Maine
- Gulf of Maine temperature changes during the past 11,000 years the focus of a new UMaine study
- Press Herald: Baby lobster numbers spell trouble for shellfish population in New England
- One Climate Future: Charting a Course for Portland & South Portland
- Maine Scientist: Climate Change Is Driving Corals To Cooler Waters. Will They Survive?