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Feeling the heat: How fish are migrating from warming waters

Feeling the heat: How fish are migrating from warming waters

BEN GOLDFARB / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - The Cape Cod Canal is a serpentine artificial waterway that winds eight miles [go to article]

Report: Sea rise means more tidal flooding this year for Jersey Shore

Report: Sea rise means more tidal flooding this year for Jersey Shore

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Shore areas could see 10 percent to 20 percent more tidal flooding this year because of continued [go to article]

Scientists say the pace of sea level rise has nearly tripled since 1990

Scientists say the pace of sea level rise has nearly tripled since 1990

CHRIS MOONEY / WASHINGTON POST - A new scientific analysis finds that the Earth’s oceans are rising nearly three times as rapidly as they [go to article]

The world’s oceans are storing up staggering amounts of heat — and it’s even more than we thought

The world’s oceans are storing up staggering amounts of heat — and it’s even more than we thought

CHELSEA HARVEY / WASHINGTON POST - The world is getting warmer every year, thanks to climate change — but where exactly most of that heat [go to article]

Scientists have just detected a major change to the Earth’s oceans linked to a warming climate

Scientists have just detected a major change to the Earth’s oceans linked to a warming climate

CHRIS MOONEY / WASHINGTON POST - A large research synthesis, published in one of the world’s most influential scientific journals, has detected [go to article]

Fish seek cooler waters, leaving some fishermen’s nets empty

Fish seek cooler waters, leaving some fishermen’s nets empty

ERICA GOODE / NEW YORK TIMES - There was a time when whiting were plentiful in the waters of Rhode Island Sound, and Christopher Brown [go to article]

Marine scientist follows hot fish as they move to cooler waters

Marine scientist follows hot fish as they move to cooler waters

LEE CROCKETT / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC OCEAN VIEWS - Warming oceans have fish on the move, and one man is in hot pursuit [go to article]

Why scientists are so worried about sea-level rise in the second half of this century

Why scientists are so worried about sea-level rise in the second half of this century

CHRIS MOONEY / WASHINGTON POST - Even as negotiators meet in Marrakech, Morocco to take the next steps to avert dangerous human-caused climate change [go to article]

Making sure sea level rise doesn’t swamp New Jersey

Making sure sea level rise doesn’t swamp New Jersey

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - By 2050, it is likely that coastal areas of the state will experience sea-level rise [go to article]

Climate change could make beaches saltier

Climate change could make beaches saltier

IAN JOHNSTON / INDEPENDENT - Climate change is expected to make beaches get saltier, leading to potentially significant changes for crabs, sea birds [go to article]

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