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  • Fishermen blamed for salmon troubles

    James Connaughton of the Bush administration’s Council on Environmental Quality says that fishing must be curtailed to save endangered salmon, but salmon advocates say dams are still the real threat to the fish

  • Who owns Klamath water — farmers or the public?

    A judge rules that Pacific Coast fishermen can intervene as a third party in a lawsuit between Klamath River Basin farmers and the federal government

  • Hungry sea lions put salmon-savers in a bind

    California sea lions ate so many chinook salmon at Bonneville Dam this year that some fishermen are calling for the removal and even killing of the protected mammals

  • Atlas of Pacific Salmon

    The Atlas of Pacific Salmon by Xanthippe Augerot provides a thorough, well-illustrated, scientific but readable examination of the state of salmon species on both sides of the North Pacific

  • Would quotas save the seas, or just big business

    Some fishermen fear that individual fishing quotas are likely to enrich corporations at the expense of small fishermen, while doing little to help the oceans

  • Wilderness areas for the ocean

    Some fishermen and many environmentalists say the best way to create a healthy ocean is to set up "no-take marine reserves" – wilderness areas for fish

  • A new breed of marketers gives fishing towns a leg up

    In some struggling fishing communities like Coos Bay, Ore., small companies like John Warner’s K-Lyn Fisheries LLC are buying fish locally from small-boat fishermen and selling it directly to big-city wholesalers

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