Salmon Populations and Industry Co-Existing

How can salmon populations and industrial development co-exist in a sustainable way?

British Columbia’s Fraser River Estuary (FRE) is the mouth of the largest salmon-bearing river in the world and borders on operational areas of a variety of marine industries, including Port of Vancouver facilities. With future development planned for this area, Dr. Baum, her co-pi, Dr. Tara Martin, and the rest of their team will study the threats of pollution, loss of habitat, exploitation of fish stocks and climate change in an effort to ensure the long-term resilience of the FRE so salmon and industrial development can coexist in a sustainable way.

The team will use a novel, internationally developed approach that has been effective in advancing conservation abroad. This project represents the first application of these state- of-the-art decision analysis techniques in Canada.

Published:

More Stories

When you build in Canada.

You invest in Canada.

I support building ships in Halifax that support a stronger economy and industry here and in communities across Canada.

Join us to stay up to date on Canadian shipbuilding that matters to you:

Stay up to date on news and information, including events, opportunities, information about the Canadian shipbuilding industry, advocacy campaigns and related communications through newsletters, publications and other electronic communications from Irving Shipbuilding Inc (ISI).

Follow us on social media.