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Salmon of the Future


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As global warming heats and changes the chemistry of our rivers and ocean, which salmon, if any, stand the best chance? Science writer Jude Isabella explains why two varieties, pinks and Harrison River sockeyes, are in the running.

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Pink salmon

Salmon of the Future

As the climate and ocean conditions change, which salmon in BC waters are likely to come out on top? Bet on pinks and Harrison River sockeyes. First of two parts.

By Jude Isabella, 14 Jun 2010


Sockeye salmon underwater

Meet the Super Sockeye

The Harrison River breed is thriving while others crash and scientists want to know why. Second of two.

By Jude Isabella, 15 Jun 2010