Crab fishers sue oil and gas firms over climate change

The Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations has taken legal action against 30 fossil fuel companies, arguing that the crab fishing industry is being harmed by climate change. Algal blooms, made more likely by warming ocean waters, have cut short crab fishing seasons.

Read media coverage here (Smithsonian Magazine) or here (Guardian). See also the Foodsource resource How might climatic change affect food systems in the future?

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10 Dec 2018
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Image: Crabmanners, Large Dungeness Crab, Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International
Image: Crabmanners, Large Dungeness Crab, Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International
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