Nordics should aim for common approach to China’s Arctic involvement says report

"China's presence and strategic interest in the Arctic will have security policy implications," the report said.

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The pandemic is not the only crisis plaguing our food supply chain

Floods, extreme weather, ocean acidification, shorter growing seasons and other environmental changes show that the climate crisis is also a food supply crisis.

Arctic Ocean acidification could reach levels far greater than predicted if emissions stay high

The cold waters of the planet's north are highly susceptible to carbon absorption and under a 'business as usual' climate change scenario the impacts to marine ecosystems and food chains could be dire.

Fishermen hope for change as the seafood industry faces a crisis

The pandemic has spurred policies and fishermen-led actions to try to keep the domestic seafood industry afloat—but questions remain about the best approach to the nation’s fisheries.

Farmed shellfish is not immune to climate change

Touted as a sustainable source of protein, shellfish aquaculture may reach a tipping point by 2060.

Ocean acidification will be worse than expected in the Arctic

The increased rate of ocean acidification, combined with other rapidly changing chemical conditions, could ultimately disrupt the entire Arctic food chain. 

The world’s coral reefs are dying—here’s how scientists plan to save them

Without these interventions, scientists say the Earth’s coral reefs as we know them could disappear before the next century.

Chesapeake seagrasses help fight ocean acidification

Surprisingly, minerals formed in restored seagrass beds can offset human-caused acidification miles away.

Climate change threatens glass sponge reefs in Pacific Northwest

Warming ocean temperatures and acidification are threatening the survival of glass sponge reefs unique to the waters of the Pacific Northwest.


Sustainable bluefin tuna? Not so fast.

Analysis: A decade's worth of research says that an ecolabel for industrial bluefin tuna fisheries is a sham.


‘I'm not a quitter’: lobstermen turn to kelp farming in the face of global crises

Climate breakdown is causing the Gulf of Maine to heat up and that effect – in addition to the pandemic – is being felt across the lobster industry.

50 years of Earth Day: What's better today, and what's worse

Here are 10 big environmental victories — and 10 big failures.

The sound of one shrimp snapping

How climate change is altering nature’s sonic landscape.

Will climate change threaten Earth's other 'lung'?

Phytoplankton produce half of the oxygen in our atmosphere, but understanding how they respond to climate change is complicated and critically important.

Teddie Potter: To reduce the risk of future pandemics, we need to move from domination to partnership with nature

In the long run, the best way we can help health-care professionals fight crises like COVID-19 is by changing the way we live and the choices we make.

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