Canada airlifting thousands of trapped migrating salmon upstream

Migrating salmon, which were caught in a net, are held during a tagging operation near the Big Bar landslide on the Fraser River northwest of Clinton, British Columbia, Canada July 18, 2019. Courtesy of Incident Command Post (ICP)/Handout via REUTERS.

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada is airlifting thousands of salmon upstream after a rockslide blocked the path of the migrating fish, triggering concerns of a permanent loss of fish populations, government officials said. The Big Bar rockslide, which officials believe occurred in late October or early November 2018, is located in the Fraser River just north […]

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