An endangered female orca leaps from the water in Puget Sound, west of Seattle.
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The declining salmon and whale numbers raise a critical question: Is the southern resident killer whale population solely reliant on the abundance of salmon? And, if so, since when?
A large group of yellowfin tuna swimming off the coast of Italy. Like all fish, they sleep, but it’s not like human sleep.
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Just about every creature on Earth needs to grab some Zs from time to time. Imagine trying to doze while dodging great whites and killer whales.
Chum salmon at the end of their life cycle in Fish Creek, Alaska.
Indigenous knowledge systems are valuable in addressing the salmon crisis in British Columbia and beyond.
Farming shellfish instead of large, predatory fish, is also better for the planet.
It’s a great time to buy sustainable Australian seafood, from cheaper lobster to farmed prawns and oysters. Here’s how.
A culvert in Seattle’s Lake City neighborhood, rated 67% passable for salmon.
Salmon migrate thousands of miles from inland streams to the ocean and back. The newly enacted infrastructure bill includes funding to help salmon and other wild species on their way.
The industry says the deterrent is necessary, but evidence suggests the devices pose a significant threat to some marine life, including maiming and killing seals.
Jeremiah Kiarie rounds up tilapia at Green Algae Highland fish farm in central Kenya on April 29, 2017.
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Aquaculture is a growing source of healthy protein for millions of people around the world, but there are big differences between farming fish on land and at sea.
A bluestreak cleaner wrasse in an aquarium.
Cleaner fish feed on the parasites that live on other fish. Studying communication between cleaner fish and their clients may help employ them in salmon farms, which can be plagued by parasites.
Stream temperature affects the survival of fish like salmon and trout.
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Groundwater was once thought to buffer streams from warming, but an inexpensive new technique shows streams fed by shallow groundwater may be just as susceptible as those without.
Salmon crowd a river in Washington State in the US as they swim upstream to spawn.
A recent US study found tyre chemicals were polluting rivers and poisoning migratory salmon.
Farmed red tilapia, Thai Mueang, Thailand.
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Fish farms feed millions of people around the world, but they also consume a lot of fish that are dried or ground up to make aquafeed. Researchers are developing more sustainable alternatives.
Sardines are rich in oils and protein.
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The oils in fish are excellent buffers against disease. Why don’t we eat more fish?
Johnnie Henry, president of the Navajo Nation’s Church Rock chapter house community center, hauls drinking water to neighbors in Gallup, N.M., May 7, 2020.
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Many Native American tribes are reporting high COVID-19 infection rates. State and federal agencies are impeding tribes’ efforts to handle the pandemic themselves.
Smoked salmon has been named as the likely source of the recent listeria infections.
Food safety is in the news again, this tiime after reported deaths from listeria after eating smoked salmon. Here’s what we know so far and what you can do to cut your chance of getting sick.
We’re fish fanatics, with salmon in our sights.
Fish farming has been criticised for a lack of sustainability – here’s what has been changing and what still remains a challenge.
After decades of work, a salmon product engineered to grow faster may be coming to the U.S.
The FDA has given the green light to sell the first genetically engineered animal – farmed salmon –in the US.
Will food laws change as more GM foods are created?
With Gottlieb’s departure from the FDA imminent, what should we expect from the FDA? How is it likely to regulate the still controversial genetically engineered foods?
Spawning sockeye salmon make their way up the Adams River near Chase, B.C.
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Populations of freshwater species are in a state of deep decline. But we know why and we can reverse the trend.
2016’s warm winter meant not enough snow for the start of the Iditarod sled dog race in Anchorage, so it was brought by train from 360 miles north.
For everyone from traditional hunters to the military, the National Park Service to the oil industry, climate change is the new reality in Alaska. Government, residents and businesses are all trying to adapt.