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Why Climate Change Matters

Opening Statement

We are connected to fish through our recreational activities and the food we eat, but a rapidly changing climate is threatening the balance of nature.

This website serves as a hub for resources to educate fisheries stakeholder on how climate change is affecting fish and their habitats. 

Our resources

Why you should care, what the facts are, and what the science says


Statement of World Aquatic Scientific Societies on the Need to Take Urgent Action against Human-Caused Climate Change, Based on Scientific Evidence


Resources about climate change and the effects on fisheries and aquatic resources


New! Best practices for communicating climate science for fisheries professionals.

Communicating Climate

Join the Climate Ambassadors

Hear from Scientists in the Field

Why aquatic science societies worldwide
are taking action