Arctic warming poses new challenges to fishing
Friday, December 19, 2014, 04:00 (GMT + 9)
Artic warming is deeply affecting the top of the planet and beyond, and as temperatures move higher, weather disruptions, disappearing snow, and lands greening become evident.
The latest version of the Arctic Report Card, first released in 2006, showed that warming trends remain largely consistent in the Arctic, which is warming, on average, twice as fast as the rest of Earth.
Some of the biggest changes pose a challenge to northern fisheries, which are hanging in the balance, Science AAAS informed.
New flows of warm water have been detected entering the Arctic through the Bering Strait on the Pacific side and through the Norwegian Sea on the Atlantic side, all adding to the region warming.
NOAA oceanographer Kathy Crane warns that not only there are problems with solar radiation, but also currents are bringing water in laterally.
“It's very much a concern in No... FULL STORY