Category: Lobster Boom

How Climate Change is Affecting the Lobster Population (And What We Can Do About It)

HOW CLIMATE CHANGE IS AFFECTING THE LOBSTER POPULATION

Humans have farmed New England lobsters for generations. We’ve harvested lobsters commercially since the 1800s, and the first recorded catch occurred in 1605, but it’s safe to say we’ve been fishing in the Gulf of Maine for much longer than that. And yet, one thing threatens this generational practice: climate change. Big or small, warming… Read more »

What is Causing the Lobster Boom in Maine?

Good times are happening right now in Maine if you’re a lobster lover. Today, Maine is faced with a groundbreaking overload of lobsters but it wasn’t always so and it may be different tomorrow. Lobster culture has become a way of life on the coast of Maine; in fact Maine now produces 80 percent of… Read more »