From her London townhouse and with the support of her wealthy doting father, middle-aged pixies Melanie Salmon transforms herself from a mild-mannered environmental philanthropist - promoting the conservation of neighborhood snails to regional reptiles - into an effective international marine activist with her private charity Global Ocean.
AP (Nov. 17, 2014) In the Pacific Northwest, contamination in rain runoff is killing salmon before they can spawn. Scientists are working on solutions, but to help the salmon, they first must sacrifice a few in an ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (June 8, 2015) Fourteen salmon farmers - representing half the global industry - have delivered their first report on sustainability. As Hayley Platt reports the Global Salmon Initiative was set up two years ago ... watch video
Feb. 4, 2016 Cells of our immune system kill pathogens by enclosing them in a compartment called the phagosome. The pathogen-containing phagosome is physically transported to execution chambers (lysosomes) by ... read more
Aug. 3, 2015 What happens at the Equator, doesn't stay at the Equator. El Nino-associated changes in the ocean may be putting the biodiversity of two Northern Pacific salmon species at risk, according to a ... read more
June 29, 2015 Pink salmon that begin life in freshwater with high concentrations of carbon dioxide, which causes acidification, are smaller and may be less likely to survive, according to a new ... read more
Apr. 10, 2012 New research suggests that allowing more Pacific salmon to spawn in coastal streams will not only benefit the natural environment, including grizzly bears, but could also lead to more salmon in the ... read more
June 23, 2011 Where Atlantic salmon feed in the ocean has been a long-standing mystery, but new research shows that marine location can be recovered from the chemistry of fish scales. Surprisingly, salmon from ... read more