Climate Change Could Affect Southeast Salmon Habitat

Alaska Public Radio: Map based on the latest climate change research shows a projected average annual temperature increase of 6.1 degrees Fahrenheit by 2080 which could mean more rain and less snowfall for Southeast Alaska and western British Columbia. Courtesy Colin Shanley/The Nature Conservancy. Researchers expect that salmon productivity could shift in Southeast Alaska streams over the next 70 years as temperatures rise and rainfall increases because of climate change. Projections suggest that the average annual......

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