PMEL in the News
Ocean Acidification: A Grim Reaper For Wild Shellfish Stocks?
According to a recent NOAA study, Alaskan shellfish hatcheries risk becoming unsustainable by 2040 because of ocean acidification.
Changing Ocean Conditions Mean Uncertain Future for Wild Shellfish Stocks
According to a recent NOAA study, Alaska shellfish hatcheries risk unsustainability by 2040 because of ocean acidification.
Waters Vast and Cold: NOAA and Partners Sail to the Gulf of Alaska to Study Ocean Acidification
The waters of Alaska are vast, cold and vulnerable to the effects of ocean acidification. Although these effects have been characterized in the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, on Monday July 13 NOAA and partners will depart to survey new waters in the Gulf of Alaska.
Shellfish Genetics Could be the Key to Climate Change Adaptation
A recent NOAA study found that by 2040, Alaskan shellfish hatcheries may no longer be sustainable because of ocean acidification, unless serious mitigation efforts are put in place.
Hot Times Usher in Early Northwest Wildfire Season
Portland, Oregon, has been hot lately. The kind of past-95 degrees hot that glues your clothes to your skin, with multi-day “Excessive Heat Warnings” following on each other’s heels.