Jane Lubchenco, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration gives an update on the state of the oceans. She discusses how climate change is affecting ocean ecosystems including coral reefs and what the administration plans to do about overfishing. Originally broadcasted on June 8, 2009 on the nationally syndicated Diane Rehm show (WAMU, NPR). Click below for a 20 min. clip of the audio interview.[audio:http://www.climateshifts.org/media/Lubchenco1.mp3%5D
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Read a related post about Dr. Lubchenco’s assignment of head of NOAA here.