Climate change risk low to moderate for billion-dollar Nova Scotia lobster fishery, study says

According to a new climate change vulnerability assessment of the billion-dollar Nova Scotia lobster fishery, warming temperatures over the next three decades pose a low to moderate risk for lobsters. “The cumulative outcome suggests that the provincial lobster fishery is largely not at high risk,” says the Centre for Applied Marine Research (CMAR). The provincial government agency undertook the assessment as part of adaptation planning for a key industry. Seafood is Nova Scotia’s largest export with lobster accounting for nearly two thirds of landed value. Seafood landings were valued at $1.65 billion in 2021 more, >>click to read<< 10:38

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