March 11, 2020

SUFB 975: Which Pacific Salmon Species Will Adapt Well To Climate Change?

SUFB 975: Which Pacific Salmon Species Will Adapt Well To Climate Change?

Pacific Salmon species love cool, clean waters and they are able to enjoy those waters all throughout British Columbia, Canada. Glacial retreating due to warmer air temperatures has revealed many suitable habitats for Pacific Salmon species; however,...


Pacific Salmon species love cool, clean waters and they are able to enjoy those waters all throughout British Columbia, Canada. Glacial retreating due to warmer air temperatures has revealed many suitable habitats for Pacific Salmon species; however, those glaciers are getting smaller and some have stopped revealing suitable habitat. It's all due to Climate Change that increased the speed of melting. Less habitat is a bit of a concern to researchers.

Some Pacific Salmon species will not do as well in warmer conditions. Listen to the episode to find out which species will do well and which ones won't.

Link To Article: https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/glacial-retreat-good-news-and-bad-news-for-pacific-salmon-species

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