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86% of B.C. residents show high levels of concern about declining salmon stocks

A poll conducted by Insights West and Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) shows that the decline in Pacific salmon stocks is one of the most pressing environmental concerns for British Columbians.

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Statement from PVR Study Authors

Our recently published paper: Aquaculture mediates global transmission of a viral pathogen to wild salmon[1] provides new information regarding pathogen spillover from salmon farms to wild Pacific salmon. We’ve outlined a summary of our findings in a news release.

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In times of extreme heat like this, it's hard for salmon.

As climate change makes extreme heatwaves more likely into the future, we need to accelerate work to support climate adaptation for critical species whose habitats are dramatically impacted by these shifting weather patterns. With the recent heat dome that gripped the Pacific Northwest, we’ve experienced firsthand the record-breaking temperatures that threaten our ecosystems.

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Seaweed Aquaculture and Salmon

Watch our newest episode of Salmon Matter! Bill Collins of Cascadia Seaweed chats with PSF about seaweed aquaculture and its benefits for salmon, the economy, and the climate at large.

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