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Slow Adaptation to Rapid Warming Leads to Fishery Collapse

A new study of the declining cod fishery in the Gulf of Maine demonstrates how failure to recognize or adapt to effects of climate change such as rapidly warming ocean waters can jeopardize ecological systems.

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A new study of the declining cod fishery in the Gulf of Maine demonstrates how failure to recognize or adapt to rapidly warming ocean waters can jeopardize ecological systems. The study concludes that management of resources, such as fisheries that combine social and ecological systems, should incorporate environmental factors. (Science)

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