Tag Archives: corrosive oceans

This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Putting a price tag on corrosive oceans and the KSM mine sails through approval.

FISH-With-Mic-Logo-GRAPHIC-303-x-400-e1360148757522Fishing communities in Southeast and Southwest Alaska face the highest risk from increasingly corrosive oceans.,,  In another threat to the Panhandle’s fisheries – British Columbia’s KSM mine has sailed through the permitting process. Read more here 16:26

This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Pink salmon diets take a direct hit.

FISH-With-Mic-Logo-GRAPHIC-303-x-400-e1360148757522Now, a federal study reveals its first signs on how corrosive oceans are affecting sea life – and it points to big trouble for pink salmon. NOAA announced this week the first evidence that the high acid content in the Pacific Ocean is dissolving the shells of tiny free-swimming snails called pteropods. Listen to Laine here  17:10