The First Salmon ceremony being performed.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Indigenous people from around the world revere certain traditional foods as sacred. Activists, scholars and chefs are revitalizing these food systems.
Culverts installed for roads have led to a decline in salmon, which Northwest Indian tribes were ensured access to by treaty.
AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
A Supreme Court case deals with the narrow issue of tribal salmon fishing rights in the Northwest, but raises fundamental questions about justice for American Indians.
Salmon prices are soaring because of sea lice infestations – but new medicine and technology could help.
A brown bear snags a sockeye salmon in Alaska. In warm years, red elderberries ripen early and Kodiak bears leave streams full of salmon to eat them.
Climate change is making berries ripen early in Kodiak, Alaska, luring bears away from eating salmon. This shift may not hurt the bears, but could have far-reaching impacts on surrounding forests.
From turkeys to salmon and brussels sprouts, modern living is putting mounting pressure on the festive feast.
A fish out of time is as bad as a fish out of water.
There has been mounting excitement in recent years around the potential for improving treatments by giving people medicines at the right time of day. Turns out it works for fish too.
Migrating salmon that sprint through water rapids could be at a higher risk of dying. University of British Columbia scientists…
Salmon use the earth’s magnetic field to get out to sea.
Salmon use Earth’s magnetic field to create a large-scale mental map which they follow to find suitable feeding grounds…
Baby salmon: TomTom not required.
Tom Quinn and Richard Bell
How does a young animal find its way to an unfamiliar location hundreds or thousands of kilometres from where it was born? A reasonable idea might be to find an older, experienced migrant and follow. This…
It’s all uphill for salmon right now.
It is an enduring mystery how juvenile salmon, at 12cm long and weighing perhaps only 20g, can leave a Scottish river in springtime, undertake a sojourn of thousands of kilometres around the North Atlantic…
Pretty but nasty. Are they really to blame?
Tens of thousands of farmed salmon are dead after a swarm of mauve stinger jellyfish swept through an open-ocean salmon farm in Ireland. Tourists in France and Spain must contend with these summer visitors…