Photo / New England Boating: Tom Richardson

Photo / New England Boating: Tom Richardson

Lobsters are becoming the new symbol of climate change in New England, says a recent opinion piece in the Boston Globe.

While lobster populations have exploded in Maine, they have plummeted in southern New England. And a recent study found that the American lobster as a species has moved 43 miles northward in the last decade. Such dramatic changes in just a decade have lobstermen on edge.

Read more about how climate change threatens the lobster population.


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