Climatologists posit an almost 50 percent chance that the water temperature in the Labrador Sea will drop rapidly within the next decade.
Extreme weather caused by global warming could lead to more violent, and more frequent, storms devastating beaches on exposed Atlantic coastlines in Europe.
Changes in the Gulf Stream current are raising sea temperatures off the New England coast and seriously depleting the cod so valuable to the fishing industry.
We are "a seafood debtor nation," with imported seafood gracing more than 85 percent of our plates. Why not embrace the ocean bounty that can still be found off America's shores, Paul Greenberg's book asks. With imported seafood gracing more than 85 percent of our plates, why can't we embrace the ocean bounty that can still be found off America's shores?
With temperatures predicted to rise by at least 2°C this century, storms like the one that drowned New Orleans in 2005 could occur in the Atlantic once every two years.