California Fishery Managers Releasing Millions Of Hatchery Chinook Salmon To Take Advantage Of Storm-Induced High Flows; Higher Survival Expected

March 22nd, 2023

Anticipating good conditions for the survival of hatchery-produced Chinook salmon throughout the Sacramento River and tributaries, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife will release both spring and fall-run Chinook during the historic rain and snowfall the state is experiencing. Several releases have already happened, and others are planned over the next few weeks to utilize good in-river habitat conditions for these young salmon.

New UN IPCC Report Details How Limiting Global Warming To 1.5 Degrees C Will Require Deep Decarbonization – Soon

March 22nd, 2023

Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels will require severely cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030. Doing so calls for the immediate, large-scale adoption of renewable energy like solar and wind, electrified transportation, energy-efficient systems, alternative fuels, and carbon capture and storage technologies across all sectors globally.

Study Details Status Of U.S. Ecosystems: 40% Forests, Wetlands At Risk, 37 Percent Bee Species Face Extinction

February 7th, 2023

A new report on the status of U.S. wildlife conservation reveals that 40% of animals, 34% of plants and 40% of ecosystems nationwide are at risk. The analysis — Biodiversity in Focus: United States Edition — was compiled by NatureServe, a nonprofit organization that assembles conservation data from a national network of scientists and organizations.