December 12, 2017

NOAA scientists have released the 2017 Arctic Report Card: the complete guide to climate conditions in the planet's Far North. 

November 14, 2016

Blocked for decades by an impassable dam, 11.2 miles of prime habitat are now open to endangered Caifornia coho salmon. Access to the upper stream elevations will make the salmon and steelhead trout that migrate into the Russian River watershed to spawn much more resilient to temperature and drought extremes.

Boiled Lobster Plate
October 6, 2016

For New Englanders, the saying “as American as apple pie” may as well be “as New England as lobster,”

but warming sea surface temperatures from climate change are forcing populations of the American lobster to higher latitudes than ever before—and upending fishing communities on the New England coast.

 

Last October, about nine months into my Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, I found myself on a remote island, several hundred miles off the coast of Alaska, talking passionately about...