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  • Best place to see a crowd of grizzlies

    Best place to see a crowd of grizzlies

    A few tourists get close to amazing numbers of bears catching salmon at Alaska's McNeil River Falls.

  • Worst place for a major mine?

    Worst place for a major mine?

    Update on the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region -- a threat to the world’s best salmon ecosystem.

  • The Latest: In Oregon, a record number of spawning salmon

    The Latest: In Oregon, a record number of spawning salmon

    For the first time since 1938, 1 million salmon passed Bonneville Dam to spawn.

  • The education of Dr. Jane Lubchenco

    The education of Dr. Jane Lubchenco

    The author reviews the career of outgoing NOAA director Jane Lubchenco and sees a glimmer of hope for salmon, thanks to a new stakeholder process.

  • Fighting development in floodplains

    Fighting development in floodplains

    Conservationists challenge insurance program that harms salmon and other endangered species.

  • Salmon must have water in the Klamath and Trinity rivers

    Salmon must have water in the Klamath and Trinity rivers

    Fish, not dams, deserve priority.

  • Kayaking memories on the White Salmon River

    Kayaking memories on the White Salmon River

    Will all of a kayaker's memories of Washington's White Salmon River change once the river changes, now that Condit Dam is gone?

  • Follow-up

    Judge Dee Benson reconsiders the Norton-Leavitt 2003 wilderness settlement; New Mexico’s Otero Mesa back on the oil and gas auction block; former NOAA administrator James Lecky accused of doctoring science in controversial biological opinion

  • Cows versus condos -- Northwest style

    Some say that Washington’s Forests and Fish rules could be so hard on small timber farms that the owners are likely to sell out to development, to the detriment of salmon and other wildlife

  • In the Washington woods, managers face a catch-22

    The Forests and Fish plan was supposed to help both salmon and the timber industry in Washington State, but clauses in the agreement may tilt it against wildlife

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