Warming seas could wipe out Snake River chinook by 2060, scientists predict

"Не будем пытаться понять друг друга, чтобы друг друга не возненавидеть." Станислав Ежи Лец ©

SEATTLE — Snake River spring-summer chinook could be nearly extinct by 2060 and interventions are “desperately needed” to boost survival in every stage of their lives, scientists warn. The findings, published Thursday in the journal Communications Biology, modeled survival of eight populations of wild Snake River Basin spring-summer chinook during the ocean phase of their life, under various climate-warming scenarios. Salmon hatch in rivers, but mature for years at sea before they return to the waters of their birth. It is a perilous life cycle that could become all but impossible for some alr…

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