More research on ocean warming in Gulf of Maine is needed

This article discusses the waking up of US Senators Susan Collins and Angus King about climate change. They have urged the federal government to improve efforts to understand the causes and effects of the rapid warming of the Gulf of Maine, which threatens to disrupt Maine’s traditional fisheries and the ecosystem that supports them.

They wrote a letter to the head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration comes after a Portland Press Herald report on record-warm water flowing into the gulf’s main entrance.

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