Tag: Columbia river

Salmon Dying By The Thousands In Hot U.S. Rivers

Officials from Oregon's fish and wildlife department report that out of the 507,000 sockeye salmon that swam through two dams of the Columbia River, only 272,000 of the fish were able to survive the journey. This mass die-off of salmon is believed to be cause by the increase in water temperatures in the region.

Earth/Environment July 29, 2015

To Save Columbia River Salmon, Federal Govt Planning To Kill 11,000 Cormorants In Oregon

In a bid to protect young salmon and steelhead trout in the Columbia River, a plan has been proposed to shoot 11,000 cormorants and spray the birds' eggs with vegetable oil to prevent their chicks from hatching.

Earth/Environment February 8, 2015

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