Climate Change and Ocean Resources

Climate Change and Ocean Resources

Climate change and ocean resources:

How can a changing climate impact Maine’s economically important ocean resources?

Saturday, March 21; 10:30am-11:30am
Meeting Rooms 1&2, Cross Insurance Center
515 Main Street, Bangor ME

The Gulf of Maine is warming faster than 99% of the world’s oceans. During this session, the presenters will explain how the changing climate can impact the oceans, and will discuss some of the sea creatures who are economically important to Maine (mussels, oysters, lobsters, and seaweed) and how they rely on healthy oceans to survive.

 

Recommended audience: high school and up

Presenters

Damian Brady, Darling Marine Center, University of Maine

Amalia Harrington, University of Maine

Jaclyn Robidoux, Maine Sea Grant

Heather Hamlin, University of Maine – moderator

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