Human beings have thrived for millennia thanks to the hospitable nature of our planet: the sky, land, and sea yield everything we need for our survival. Today, however, marine biologists are watching the far-reaching effects of a warmer world.
Temperatures are rising in our oceans, and marine life is at risk. ECS scientists are working side by side with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Office of Science and Technology to study the effects of those changes on protected species and their habitats.
One of NOAA Fisheries’ core mandates is to recover and conserve protected resources including whales, turtles, and salmon. ECS scientists are working with NOAA to carve a path for understanding and protecting these majestic creatures and setting the stage for a world with more intact ecosystems.