Tag: crabs

November 15, 2021

Climate change an emerging factor in human-wildlife conflict

In 2015, the largest marine heat wave in the U.S. hit the Pacific Coast. Whales moved closer to shore to find prey, but they came across something dangerous—they were getting...

December 11, 2020

Burrowing crabs may help marshes tackle sea level rise

Burrowing crabs may be speeding up the process in which marshes adapt to sea level rise as a result of climate change. “I actually kind of think it’s a beautiful...

Blue Crab
March 19, 2015

Blue Crab Population Spreading Northward

David Johnson was sitting at the dinner table one evening in 2012 when a colleague casually remarked that he saw a blue crab in Northeast Massachusetts, about 80 miles north...