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Cross-border Salish Sea study finds key puzzle pieces of wild salmon die-off

A massive cross-border research and conservation effort has yielded a potential roadmap to save wild salmon in the Salish Sea. 
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The Salish Sea: An imperiled wonder of the Northwest

‘This report was essentially a synthesis of the science in the region, but the next step would be to develop policy and regulatory structures that would lead to more protection of this ecosystem.’
Oil tanker traffic could endanger Indigenous way of life
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Oil tanker traffic could endanger Indigenous way of life

While most protests against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion are happening on the land, the federal government has recognized that some of the project's greatest risks concern potentially catastrophic spills on the water.

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Killer collapse

There are, at most, 76 killer whales left in B.C. southern resident orca population. But First Nations, scientists and conservationists aren't ready to give up hope of their survival.
Trudeau vows to ram through oil pipeline over BC resistance

Trudeau vows to ram through oil pipeline over BC resistance

Thirty-four tankers a month would transport the oil through sensitive marine waters of the Salish Sea, shared by the United States and Canada.

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The race for adaptation in an increasingly acidic Salish Sea
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The race for adaptation in an increasingly acidic Salish Sea

Underneath the picturesque Salish Sea there are churning currents, with water swooshing in from the open ocean and surges of nutrient-rich fresh water from creeks and rivers that alter the sea’s chemistry — and can make life tough for species trying to survive in a rapidly changing environment.
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