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Washington’s Baker River Reaches All Time Record—One Million Salmon Are on Their Way to the Pacific Ocean

It's a record-smashing season for young salmon migrating through the Baker River in the North Cascades of Washington State.
June 23, 2014 - Feature Story ,

Underwater Robots Search for Sea Turtles

Scientists test out a new tool for keeping track of endangered populations of sea turtles: submersible robots with side-scan sonar.
June 19, 2014 - Feature Story ,

Precision Mapping Opens New Window on Salmon Habitat

Habitat survey teams are fanning out across the Columbia River Basin this month, measuring the fine details of Northwest rivers and streams as part of an ambitious NOAA-led initiative to assess and track the condition of salmon and steelhead habitat.
June 12, 2014 - Feature Story ,
CHaMP crew member learns to collect surveys that provide information on things such as stream structure and terrain elevations.

Ocean Acidification Cruise Explored Effects pH on Marine Food Web

On June 6, Dr. Vera Trainer and a team of scientists returned from a 25-day ocean acidification expedition off the West Coast aboard the R/V Melville in an effort to measure how changes in our ocean's acidity may affect the marine food web
June 09, 2014 - Feature Story ,

For Rescued Sea Turtle Eggs, A Chance at Survival

NOAA Fisheries veterinarian, Brian Stacy, describes a very unusual attempt to rescue the eggs of a sea turtle that was hit and killed by a boat.
June 08, 2014 - Podcast ,

Canyons, Corals, and Sustainable Fishing in the Bering Sea

Should the Bering Sea canyons be closed to fishing to protect sensitive habitats? Here are a few FAQs about the science and the decision-making.
June 03, 2014 - Feature Story ,

Announcing Kenneth K. Chew Center for Shellfish Research and Restoration

New shellfish hatchery opened to help restore shellfish nationwide
May 22, 2014 - Feature Story ,
Glass tubes with blue lids, interconnected with piping, part of the new hatchery.

Salmon Restoration and PIT Tags: Big Data from a Small Device

One of the biggest tools in salmon restoration is about the size of a grain of rice.
May 16, 2014 - Feature Story ,

Food for Thought

In the Pacific Northwest (WA, OR, CA), many watersheds receive up to 90-95% fewer spawning salmon (by biomass) compared to historic conditions of the late 18th and early 19th century, and this may have profound implications for the productivity of these watersheds and the species they support.
May 08, 2014 - Feature Story ,
Experimental channels were used to measure affects on food web. Photo: NOAA Fisheries

Antarctic Minke Whales, Mystery Soundmakers of the Southern Ocean

Scientists have discovered the source of the "bio-duck" sound, a strange noise that has mystified scientists and submarine captains in the ocean off Antarctica for decades.
April 23, 2014 - Podcast