The Ocean

How climate change is affecting lives in seaside communities

Ocean waters are now warmer, more acidic and hold less oxygen. Image: Unsplash/Silas Baisch

Tiff-Annie Kenny

Adjunct professor, Faculté de médecine, Université Laval

Malaya Bishop

Research Assistant, Department of Biology - Food Security, Climate Change, and Indigenous Health, University of Ottawa

Mélanie Lemire

Associate professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Université Laval


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