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
May 25, 2015 The most complete haploid-resolved diploid genome sequence has been revealed by scientists based on de novo assembly with NGS technology. The pipeline developed lays the foundation for de novo ... read more
May 21, 2015 A huge wildebeest herd migrates across the open, parched plains. Dust swirls up from the many hooves pounding the ground, and forms a haze over the landscape. The setting sun ... read more
June 10, 2014 The completion of a fully mapped and openly accessible salmon genome has been released and announced. Salmonids are an important piece of the economic and social fabric of coastal communities across ... read more
Dec. 12, 2013 A PhD project has investigated the use of sterile salmon in aquaculture as a means to prevent escaped farmed salmon interbreeding with wild salmon. The study used a method known as triploidy to ... 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