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New study suggesting sea lice not to blame for harming wild salmon inconclusive, unconvincing

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Dead juvenile pink salmon with lice

A new paper published this week suggesting that sea lice do not harm wild Pacific salmon does not provide conclusive evidence and fails to convince when weighed against the full scope of previous science on the subject. (more…)

For the love of sockeye

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Spectators gathering at the Adams River, October 2010

Last month I had the privilege of witnessing the miraculous abundance of Fraser River sockeye returning this year. The Adams River was a whir of activity as people jostled for the best position to see as the salmon fought the currents and each other for the best mate and place for a spawning redd. Tears welled up frequently as I marveled at the beauty and the miracle of their unlikely return. (more…)