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Bluefin tuna being caught in more northern Atlantic Ocean waters of Iceland, Greenland

Scientists say warmer ocean waters are leading to bluefin tuna being caught in more northern Atlantic Ocean waters than ever before. Danish fishermen have caught the giant fish over the past several weeks . “We will see some strange new things in our waters,” he said. “In fact, we have already started to see some of that, species off the Caribbean and very southern waters are now showing up with greater regularity off the east coast of Canada.” Read the rest here 08:23

World’s fish have been moving to cooler waters for decades, study finds

“The biggest problem we have with fishery management is it assumes the future will look like the past,” he said. “That’s no longer the case.”In places such as Chatham, Mass., and the Gulf of Maine, fishermen who use small boats already are suffering severe economic consequences as cod and haddock that once lived close to the coast move north. While larger boats can reach those fish populations in cooler, deeper water farther offshore, smaller boats cannot, said Richard Merrick, director of scientific programs and chief science adviser for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service.  continued

Editorial: Feds need to press Brown to look at all options for a Bay-Delta fix

The Sacramento Bee – If Gov. Jerry Brown had his way, the tunneling machines would be boring right now under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, carving out space for a pair of 40-foot-wide tunnels to ship Sacramento River water to cities and irrigation districts south of the Delta. But things aren’t going well for Brown’s tunnel project, continued