Gulf of Maine, lucrative fishery, warming faster than 99 percent of world's oceans

September 3, 2014 5:19 AM

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Scientists say the Gulf of Maine is warming faster than more than 99 percent of the world's oceans, prompting fears from environmentalists and commercial fishermen about the future of one of the Atlantic Ocean's most unique ecosystems. (Sept. 3)

In this Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 photo, a juvenile lobster is returned to the water by scientist Diane Cowan during a survey of the lobster population on the shore of Friendship Long Island, Maine. Scientists say the Gulf of Maine is warming faster than more than 99 percent of the world’s oceans. ...

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