Photo above of J27 (Blackberry) by Sharon Grace, taken from shore 8/26/15.
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Humans have walled off salmon from vital habitat. Advocates say it’s time to tear open some holesMore than 70 per cent of the historical rearing habitat in the Fraser Estuary has been lost or become inaccessible to salmon, according to Raincoast, an environmental organization that has been conducting research in the estuary since 2016.
CHASING A MEMORY: In California, orcas and salmon have become so scarce people have forgotten what once was. Will the Northwest be next?The orcas, called southern residents for a reason, cruise all the way to California to feed on Central Valley salmon runs. L pod was off Monterey early this year.
New marine heat wave looks a lot like "the Blob"
A mass of warm water in the Pacific looks worryingly similar to "the Blob," which disrupted the marine ecosystem just a few years ago, impacting everything from krill to whales
Trump rewriting rules to expedite gas pipeline projects, including Jordan Cove and Pacific Connector projects in southern Oregon
The Administration has proposed rules to streamline oil and gas pipelines by limiting states' authorities under the Clean Water Act
Lawsuit Forces Federal Protection for Endangered Orcas' West Coast Habitat
SEATTLE— The Center for Biological Diversity has won a victory in the legal battle to force the Trump administration to protect the West Coast habitat of the last remaining Southern Resident killer whales.
7 Ways the LNG Pipeline Threatens Our Public Lands
Information from Oregon Wild on the Jordan Cove LNG pipeline, which threatens salmon and watersheds in Southern Oregon
How we can help the ocean healAt the Seattle Aquarium, we are deeply concerned about the threat climate change poses to our communities and ocean. As the Earth’s largest heat and carbon sink, the ocean is our best defense in the fight against climate change. And right now, the ocean — and all who depend on it — need our help.