Pesticides, Pollution, & Policy

Why are wild Pacific salmon disappearing? Will populations of this treasured fish ever rebound to sustainable levels? While scientists point to many possible causes for salmon decline in Northwest waters—including habitat degradation and pressure from human populations—it is clear that environmental pollutants are a major factor. From his operations base at WSU’s Puyallup Research and Extension Center, ecotoxicologist John Stark […]

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