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    Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) is an ecologically and economically valuable species that is found along the Pacific coastlines of Asia and North America. Unfortunately, many Chinook populations have been steadily declining during the last century, primarily due to a variety of human activities. These threats include hydroelectric dams, chemical pollution from planes (Dietrich, et al., 2012), and sound pollution from industry (Halvorsen et al., 2012). North American governments and hatcheries have implemented a variety of intervention measures to help restore this species, but the salmon are still struggling to recover in certain parts of their range. As a result, salmon-dependent marine organisms, especially the endangered Southern…

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    species in the case of Chinook salmon and steelhead makes perfect sense. Salmon is the lifeblood of the pacific northwest. It feeds the forests, wildlife, communities, and the economy. It is no surprise that nearly 80% of funding was devoted to these two species. Populations of Chinook salmon and steelhead have declined rapidly since the 1980s and it appears despite our best efforts they are continuing to decline. Chinook salmon and steelhead are of cultural importance to Indian tribes that…

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    disappearance. Despite its relative sensitivity, when compared to other theories about the salmon crisis, it is accepted by almost all that it is a happening. Regardless of what side of the political aisle you fall on, it is simply factual that the climate is changing. The causes are typically the cause of the debate surrounding it, but I will leave that argument to those who are more knowledgeable about it than I am. The last fifty years or so have seen the climate warm up and it has…

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    in the scientific journal, giving it the classification of an academic research article. This actually eliminates a good number of questions about author’s bias as it reports scientific findings and aims to draw conclusions from them. As a whole, the fact that Hillmer-Pegram’s article is published in this genre gives is a high level of credibility and can leave the reader with a sound mind that what they read is reliable and true. These generalizations hold true when reading the piece.…

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    Sara salort Watts Humanities 6-7 Native American’s compare and contrast Chinook and Umatilla people have a lot in common and a lot of differences that you might Not know of , let me show you. They have a lot of similarities based off of food.For example,the umatillas main source of food was the Columbia river due to the fact that they couldn't reach the ocean they mostly got salmon,eels, and sturgeon etc. They gathered This food around winter,spring, and fall for the salmon runs.…

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    Fishing is important in Alaska since the Bering Sea and North Pacific salmon, cod, pollock and crab are obtained. Alaska fishing offers the most jobs, and ranks second in revenue after oil. Besides being the main staple in many homes, several areas of Alaska. Fishing in Alaska, for 1990, he went through one of the worst moments, when the shortage of fish began. Hundreds of fishermen were traveling each year for the fishing season, as it was a very lucrative for each business. There was times…

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    Gmo Salmon

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    on a daily basis, one of them being salmon. There are always debates to whether or not it is a worthy food to produce with genetic modifications due to factors such as health for humans and the environment, economic dynamics and ethical and/or social reasons, but it is more logical to say Genetically modified salmon are a big step forward regarding many beneficially implications for our society. Salmon can be found in both fresh and salt water due to its adaptability. Naturally in the wild…

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    Chinook Research Paper

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    Over the last few decades, populations of Chinook – or King – Salmon have dropped to all time lows in Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. Three years ago the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) significantly tightened their restrictions on King Salmon fishing in general and particularly a type of fishing called setnetting (where fishermen employ large nets to catch massive quantities of fish). Since then the King Salmon numbers have been slowly rising to 24,000 fish last season and projections for…

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    Aquadvantage salmon controversy “Up to 80% of the processed foods sold in the U.S. contain GMOs”(Jane Black, 1) If ninety percent of our foods have Gmos why is it that only twenty five percent of americans think they 're safe? Aquabounty created a genetically modified fish that has been dubbed “frankenfish” by opponents of aquadvantage salmon. Aquadvantage salmon have been called “unsafe” and “dangerous”. Though there are downsides to the fish, such as their increased insulin growth factor 1…

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    disgusting not to mention the impact it will have. Slaughter of animals happens for certain reasons, taking the cow for example; They need to birth calves in order to produce milk, milk is not an endless supply so they birth more calves, calves grow into cows and create more calves. If you don 't slaughter cows, then costs sky rocket and so does the economy. The FDA is on the verge of approving a hybrid salmon that has been genetically modified, being the first genetically modified animal…

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