Tropical fish swim to North Pole
Friday, February 13, 2009
Tropical fish swim gradually to the cooler waters around the Arctic. Scientists note that the fish annually about forty kilometers move.
Developing countries, where fishing is important, see their fish to the north disappear. Northern countries such as Norway, will benefit from increased wealth in their seas. The North Sea, according to forecasts by 2050 ten percent more schools from southern Europe count. The Atlantic cod is there twenty percent decrease.
"The impact of climate change on fish and fisheries will be huge," said Dr. William Cheung of the University of East Anglia in the Daily Telegraph. The researchers based on the statistics and projections of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). (gb)