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Climate Science Explains Why Fishermen On ‘Deadliest Catch’ Struggled To Find Crabs

In the past I have watched and enjoyed the reality television show “Deadliest Catch”, which shows the life of Alaskan crab fishermen competing to get the most crabs in the limited harvest season.  But in recent years, the ships have been forced to move farther north into more dangerous waters farther from their home harbors because of unusually warm water in the Bering Sea.  The Washington Post published a story about this which you can read here.  Dr. Marshall Shepherd of UGA also wrote a Forbes.com blog post which describes more about the unusual weather that is forcing the fishermen to move so far north.  You can read his post here.