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Warming waters: Seafood stocks under threat in Maine

Maine’s most lucrative seafood could eventually suffer if warming trends continue.

The Gulf of Maine on the East Coast of the United States is warming faster than the rest of the world’s oceans, offering a sneak preview of what climate change may mean for other parts of the globe.

The half-billion-dollar local fishing industry is struggling to adapt to the loss of some species, like shrimp.

Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from Port Clyde in Maine.