Opinion: Western Canada Must Stop Clearcutting Its “Mother” Trees
Opinion: Western Canada Must Stop Clearcutting Its “Mother” Trees
Feeding the world’s insatiable appetite for wood products is sacrificing the future of a crucial ecosystem.
Opinion: Western Canada Must Stop Clearcutting Its “Mother” Trees
Opinion: Western Canada Must Stop Clearcutting Its “Mother” Trees

Feeding the world’s insatiable appetite for wood products is sacrificing the future of a crucial ecosystem.

Feeding the world’s insatiable appetite for wood products is sacrificing the future of a crucial ecosystem.

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What’s Killing Killer Whales? Autopsies Reveal a Role for Humans
What’s Killing Killer Whales? Autopsies Reveal a Role for Humans
Ashley Yeager | Dec 16, 2020
Stephen Raverty of the Ministry of Agriculture in Canada and Joseph Gaydos of UC Davis speak with The Scientist about their recent study assessing the causes of orca deaths.
Q&A: Tire Rubber Preservative Harms Coho Salmon, Study Suggests
Q&A: Tire Rubber Preservative Harms Coho Salmon, Study Suggests
Max Kozlov | Dec 7, 2020
6PPD, a tire preservative, reacts with ozone to produce a compound that the researchers say may be responsible for large die-off events.
FDA Lifts Import Restrictions on Genetically Engineered Salmon
FDA Lifts Import Restrictions on Genetically Engineered Salmon
Catherine Offord | Mar 11, 2019
The fast-growing fish can now be raised and sold in the US, although it’s likely to be some time before the product hits the market.
Study Finds Epigenetic Differences Between Hatchery-Raised and Wild-Born Salmon
Study Finds Epigenetic Differences Between Hatchery-Raised and Wild-Born Salmon
Shawna Williams | Mar 1, 2018
The variation may help explain why stocked salmon don’t fare as well in the ocean.
NOAA: Common Pesticides Threaten Endangered Salmon, Other Marine Life
NOAA: Common Pesticides Threaten Endangered Salmon, Other Marine Life
Shawna Williams | Jan 15, 2018
Organophosphates jeopardize dozens of species, a federal review finds.
More Than 300,000 Atlantic Salmon Spill into Pacific
More Than 300,000 Atlantic Salmon Spill into Pacific
Jef Akst | Aug 22, 2017
A fish farm blamed the “exceptionally high tides” resulting from yesterday’s solar eclipse for net failure. Authorities have authorized limitless takes of the invaders.
Does Farming Drive Fish Disease?
Does Farming Drive Fish Disease?
Claire Asher | Apr 19, 2017
Intensive aquaculture favors increasingly virulent forms of certain fish-infecting parasites and pathogens, studies show.
GM Salmon Approved in Canada
GM Salmon Approved in Canada
Tracy Vence | May 23, 2016
Federal regulators OK the genetically modified fish for sale as food.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Catherine Offord | May 17, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes