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Monday, July 26, 2021

Baby salmon are dying by the thousands in one California river, and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another.

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...Hundreds of thousands of young salmon are dying in Northern California's Klamath River as low water levels brought about by drought allow a parasite to thrive, devastating a Native American tribe whose diet and traditions are tied to the fish. And wildlife officials said the Sacramento River is facing a "near-complete loss" of young Chinook salmon due to abnormally warm water.

A crash in one year's class of young salmon can have lasting effects on the total population and shorten or stop the fishing season, a growing concern as climate change continues to make the West hotter and drier. That could be devastating to the commercial salmon fishing industry, which in California alone is worth $1.4 billion.

The plummeting catch already has led to skyrocketing retail prices for salmon, hurting customers who say they can no longer afford the $35 per pound of fish, said Mike Hudson, who has spent the last 25 years catching and selling salmon at farmers markets in Berkeley....


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-07-26 01:52 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

No one could have predicted this....except for climate scientists for nearly a century.

#2 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2021-07-26 03:15 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

Hoaxes have a funny way of killing everything.

#3 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-07-26 05:57 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Instead we can eat all the extra crops that will result from global CO2 enhancement.

#4 | Posted by Scotty at 2021-07-26 06:28 PM | Reply

#4 Fish have Omega 3s, seed crops promote obesity.

#5 | Posted by bored at 2021-07-26 06:49 PM | Reply

"except for climate scientists for nearly a century." JOHNNY_HOTSAUCE

and the world has spent trillions and trillions of dollars trying to stop it with no luck

#6 | Posted by Maverick at 2021-07-26 06:54 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

Instead we can eat all the extra crops that will result from global CO2 enhancement.

#4 | POSTED BY SCOTTY

Going to need it due to the rapidly declining amount of arable land due to erosion, pollution and desertification.

#7 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2021-07-26 07:02 PM | Reply

Maybe we can drown the GQP snowflakes in the rivers to cool them down.

#8 | Posted by bored at 2021-07-26 09:35 PM | Reply

and the world has spent trillions and trillions of dollars trying to stop it with no luck

#6 | Posted by Maverick

Liar.
Post proof.

If we had spent trillions and trillions it wouldn't be happening as fast.

#9 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2021-07-26 11:19 PM | Reply

----------- speaks ------ as always. Suck my furry balls, you festering syphilitic --- guzzler.

#10 | Posted by sams at 2021-07-26 11:20 PM | Reply

Why is this limp-dicked incel still posting?

#11 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-07-27 09:35 AM | Reply

----------- speaks ------ as always. Suck my furry balls, you festering syphilitic --- guzzler.

#10 | Posted by sams

Thanks for reminding the world what happens to a man after a lifetime of not having sex.

I see why you incels want the government to provide sex workers to men who can't--------.

#12 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2021-07-27 01:39 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Instead we can eat all the extra crops that will result from global CO2 enhancement.

Nope.

www.nasa.gov

#13 | Posted by horstngraben at 2021-07-27 08:38 PM | Reply

Instead we can eat all the extra crops that will result from global CO2 enhancement.
#4 | POSTED BY SCOTTY

Why do I get the feeling you've never even turned over one pitchfork of soil?

#14 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-07-27 08:40 PM | Reply

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