Warming Gulf of Maine Imperils Lobster, Fish

Warming Gulf of Maine Imperils Lobster, Fish
Juvenile lobsters, photo courtesy Lobster Conservancy.

AP.org: Imagine Cape Cod without cod. Maine without lobster. The region’s famous rocky beaches invisible, obscured by constant high waters.

It’s already starting to happen. The culprit is the warming seas — and in particular the Gulf of Maine, whose waters are heating up faster than 99 percent of the world’s oceans, scientists say.

Read about the warming of the Gulf of Maine threatening lobster and fish.