The future of food from the sea may look good

The sea can contribute much more to sustainable food production than is currently the case: 12-25 per cent of the increase in all meat needed to feed 9.8 billion people by 2050.

The ‘perfect storm’ of climate change impacts on both agriculture and marine fisheries

Simultaneous climate change impacts on agriculture and marine fisheries will affect tropical countries the most. They are most dependent on these food sectors but have the lowest capacity to adapt.

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Ocean warming already decreased global marine fisheries production

From 1930 to 2010, maximum sustainable fish yield has decreased by 4.1%. The greatest losses in productivity occurred in marine regions of East Asia and Europe. Higher ocean temperatures are to blame.

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Mackerel migrating to the north: the first climate change related conflict in European politics?

After 2007 mackerel became more abundant in northern Atlantic waters. This triggered a conflict over fishing quotas between the European Union (EU), Norway, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands.

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Climate change and marine fisheries: European countries least vulnerable on a global scale

Countries most vulnerable to the effects of climate change on marine fisheries are primarily small island states in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean, and countries along the Western and Eastern coasts

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Norway’s aquaculture needs more focus on long-term climate change

Based on a presentation by Grete Hovelsrud (Nord University) at the 4th Nordic Conference on Climate Change Adaptation in Bergen, Norway, August 2016.

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Trends in fish species along the Portuguese coast

For the period 1927–2011, Portuguese data on landings of species with affinity for temperate waters generally presented a decreasing trend, whereas

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Climate change impacts on marine fisheries

Projected impacts indicate increased fish productivity at high latitudes and decreased productivity at low/mid latitudes

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Climate effect on Mediterranean fisheries

The Mediterranean Sea is warming in both shallow and deep waters. This warming is part of global climate trends and not a regional phenomenon.

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Streamflow and thermal habitats of freshwater fishes under climate change

Climate change will affect future flow and thermal regimes of rivers. This will directly affect freshwater habitats and ecosystem health.

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Impact of climate warming upon the fish assemblages of the Portuguese coast

A commercial opportunity for fisheries may arise from climate warming, since most of the new species were commercial species ...

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