The Future of Fisheries: Unraveling the Effects of Climate Change in Alaska
Alaska's climate is changing. In the last five years, dramatic changes have affected marine life and the seafood we depend on. How will species respond? That's the main question that our specialized laboratory in Newport, Oregon, aims to answer.
Climate Change & Marine Animals: A Conservation Challenge
Climate-driven changes such as higher ocean temperatures and extreme weather events are affecting the health of marine animals—and their ability to survive. Learn how our scientists are using the best available science to conserve these species
EcoFOCI: Forecasting Fisheries in a Warming Alaska
EcoFOCI is an innovative program that studies early life stages of fish and their prey, together with oceanographic conditions. The goal is to understand the effect of climate change on fisheries and ecosystems.
Climate Change & Habitat Loss: Fisheries at Risk
Habitat restoration experts discuss the challenges coastal habitats face from climate change and what NOAA is doing to address them
U.S. Fisheries Face Climate Challenges
Climate change is affecting where fish live, what they eat, and how many of them survive in the ocean. Learn more about what is changing and what we are doing to understand the effects of climate change on fish stocks.
Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation & Vulnerability - Insights from NOAA Authors
NOAA authors discuss a large-scale report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which describes how climate change is affecting the world’s human and natural systems. Nearly 300 of the world’s top scientists contributed to the report.
Our Climate & Our Fisheries: Join the Conversation
Climate change is causing significant impacts to our oceans, marine life, and ecosystems—and the communities and economies that depend on them. It affects every aspect of our mission. Find out how we are preparing and responding to these changes.