US, Canada Agree to Share Cod

Awesome fish 'n chips at Capt. Scott's Lobster Dock in New London. Photos/New England Boating.
Awesome fish ‘n chips at Capt. Scott’s Lobster Dock in New London. Photos/New England Boating.

TheAtlantic.com: There’s a looming fish and chips crisis in the United States.

The number cod, the fish most used in the popular pub dish, is in decline in the waters off New England, and it seems overfishing and warming ocean temperatures as a result of climate change are to blame.

The U.S. and Canada have come to a deal on how to divide what remains of the North American cod supply in parts of the Atlantic Ocean.

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