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Irony: Record Daily Steelhead Counts At Bonneville Dam Due To Heat Wave

The old daily record at the giant Dam on the Columbia River near Portland, Oregon was around, 14,000 steelhead trout.  So what is the new peak of 34,000 fish in …

350 New Plant and Wildlife Species Discovered In The Himalayan Region

A decade of surveying in the Himalayas has brought some wonderful surprises to the wildlife and nature conservation world. Xinhuanet.com reports: “Over 350 new species, including the world’s smallest deer, …

Time for a Salmon Plan That Works

The salmon and steelhead that return to the Columbia and Snake Rivers are like no other fish in the world.  They migrate nearly 1,000 miles, connecting coastal and river communities …

Some Good News For Ocean Fisheries

A new study finds some signs of recovery from overfishing in several areas around the globe. Physorg.com reports: Scientists have joined forces in a groundbreaking assessment on the status of …

California Earthquake Causes Massive Squid Wash-Up

A recent California earthquake beached numerous squid causing public alarm. San Diego News report: “Dozens of dazed Humboldt squid, which were roughly three- to four-feet long and weighed close to …

Dramatic Trout Rescue in New Mexico

  |   July 7, 2009

This time when horsmen came to the rescue, it was to relocate trout. Associated Press reports: “As a lightning-sparked fire charred thousands of acres in southwestern New Mexico, biologists and …

Valentine’s Day: Weird Wildlife Mating Rituals

While they might not be giving roses and writing love poems, wildlife have some pretty fascinating–and sometimes downright bizarre–courtship and mating rituals of their own.You won’t find singles bars or …

NWF Scientist Details Climate Change’s Threats to Chesapeake Bay

The National Wildlife Federation’s Dr. Doug Inkley testified before the Virginia Commission on Climate Change yesterday, detailing the effects of warming temperatures and rising sea levels on fish and wildlife. …

Disastrous Drop in California Salmon

Disturbing news from the California coast: Federal fisheries managers on Friday took the initial step toward imposing what could be the strictest limits ever on West Coast salmon fishing amid …

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