Climate Change Driving Salmon Evolution

Mother Jones: Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha): NOAA | Fisheries ServiceTwo of our hottest-button topics--climate change and evolution--are now linked by genetic research on migrating salmon. The results, published in a new paper in the science journal Proceedings of the Royal Society, report on groundbreaking evidence that climate change is driving the evolution of pink salmon in Alaska. DNA data clearly show a genetic selection for earlier migrating fish during the last three decades. This is particularly......

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