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Fishing Amplifies Forage Fish Collapses

A new study, lead by SAFS Prof. Tim Essington and published on April 6 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, “implicates fishing in the collapse of forage fish stocks and recommends risk-based management tools that would track a fishery’s numbers and suspend fishing when necessary.” Read the full story on UW Today >> 

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Board sets new sockeye escapement goals for 2015

Several in the SAFS community have been working on a management strategy evaluation for Bristol Bay sockeye salmon. Findings were presented to the Alaska Board of Fish resulting in changes to seasonal management targets, reported by The Bristol Bay Times.
Last week the Department of Fish and Game adopted a wider range with raised upper ends for sockeye escapement goals in most Bristol Bay rivers. 

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NextGen Results – Science Careers Blog (subscription)

NextGen ResultsScience Careers Blog (subscription)In your experience, what is the biggest challenge to global scientific collaboration? How should it be addressed? In the 3 October 2014 issue, we ran excerpts from 16 of the many interesting responses we received. Below, you will find the full versions …

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Citing climate change, Obama fences in huge Pacific area after wheeling and … – Fox News

Citing climate change, Obama fences in huge Pacific area after wheeling and …Fox NewsIndeed, the new preserve will have “absolutely no impact” on acid levels in the ocean, says Ray Hilborn, a professor in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington and a renowned authority on global fish populations. Nor …

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Scary lessons for Bristol Bay from recent B.C. mine-waste accident – Crosscut

Scary lessons for Bristol Bay from recent B.C. mine-waste accidentCrosscutDaniel Schindler, PhD, is a professor and the Harriet Bullitt Endowed Chair of Conservation in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle. Jack Stanford, PhD, is is the Jessie M. Bierman Professor of Ecology …

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California blue whales bounce back from near extinction: Study – Tech Times

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California blue whales bounce back from near extinction: StudyTech Times… not going to cause overall population declines, there is still going to be ongoing concern that we don't want these whales killed by ships," said study co-author Trevor Branch, from the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of …California Blue Whale Population Once Again on the RiseSavingAdvice.comNorth Pacific Blue Whale Population Rebounds To Near-Historic LevelsRedOrbitall 252 news articles »

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California Blue Whale Population Once Again on the Rise – SavingAdvice.com

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California Blue Whale Population Once Again on the RiseSavingAdvice.comThe study, published by the journal Marine Mammal Science, was conducted by Cole Monnahan, a student at the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington. The focus of this doctoral student was on the population of blue whales …North Pacific Blue Whale Population Rebounds To Near-Historic LevelsRedOrbitall 135 news articles »

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