MCCIP synthesises broad based evidence on how climate change is affecting our coast and seas and its impacts on:
- marine ecosystems;
- cleanliness and safety;
- commercial activities.
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NEW: MCCIP 2012 report card on fish, fisheries and aquaculture
- Press Release
- 12-page summary report card (PDF, 2.16MB)
- 12-page summary report card (Cymraeg, PDF, 2.16MB)
- Supporting journal review documents (external)
NEW: MCCIP knowledge gaps paper launched
News and Events
- Rapid climate driven shifts in wintering distributions of three common waterbird species
- Trans-Atlantic shipping routes likely to increase as ice melts
- Survey: how best to communicate climate projections
- Ocean warming affecting global fishery catches
- "Best estimate" for impact of melting ice on sea-level rise
- Natural climate variability in North Atlantic marine ecosystems
Did you know?
The 2012 MCCIP Report card on fish, fisheries and aquaculture says the following about fish distributions:
- There are clear changes in the depth and latitudinal distributions, and migration and spawning behaviours of fish, many of which can be related to warming sea temperatures.