Climate Change Will Re-draw the Map for Marine Megafauna and the People Who Depend on Them

  title={Climate Change Will Re-draw the Map for Marine Megafauna and the People Who Depend on Them},
  author={Susan O. Grose and Linwood Pendleton and Amanda Leathers and Andrew S. Cornish and Sheridan Waitai},
  booktitle={Frontiers in Marine Science},
Climate change is expected to dramatically alter the distribution of many marine megafauna, impacting the people and economies that depend upon them. We build on the recent literature by developing a framework to describe the effects these changes will have on marine megafauna. With the goal to assist policymakers and grass roots organizers, we identify three illustrative pathways by which climate change drives these range shifts: (1) effects on habitat and shelter, (2) impacts on reproduction… 

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