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Salmon

June 25th 2014

Fishing plan decreases protection for BC’s endangered salmon

Conservation groups are concerned federal fishing plan impacts endangered salmon runs when sustainable fishing alternatives are available…

June 17th 2014

Supertankers to the coast: Canada approves building controversial pipeline

Joel Connelly / Seattle PI
The Canadian government gave green light to construction of a pipeline that would carry 525,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta’s tar sands…

June 10th 2014

Study shows juvenile coho salmon benefit from dining on the distant remains of their cousins

Let them spawn! New study by SFU and Raincoast finds high coho numbers follow strong chum and pink salmon returns…

June 9th 2014

Spawning pink and chum salmon provide benefits to coho

Research from SFU and Raincoast scientists shows juvenile coho salmon benefit from dining on the carcasses of spawning pink and chum salmon.

March 24th 2014

What the Exxon Valdez anniversary has to do with Canada’s wild salmon

Misty MacDuffee & Chris Genovali / Huff Post
March 24 marks the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill…

November 27th 2013

Stress in grizzly bears linked with salmon shortages

Salmon declines could have long-term effects on grizzly bear health, conclude scientists from Raincoast in a study published today in the scientific journal PLOS ONE…

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