Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Atlantic Audio 2:35 PM AT

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AT01 - (Atlantic-Salmon-Decline)

FREDERICTON x-18s. New Brunswick's famous Miramichi River was once the largest salmon-producing river in North America, but the numbers are dropping at an alarming rate and scientists are not entirely sure why. Tommi Linnansaari, the new Atlantic Salmon Research chair at the University of New Brunswick, says immediate action is needed to understand what's happening -- and to begin to mitigate the losses.

("...you go.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: Fred Whoriskey of the Canadian Rivers Institute says the Miramichi is now ground zero for research to help declining stocks around the world. He says global warming is happening at a rate faster than the salmon can adapt.

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AT02 - (Atlantic-Salmon-Decline)

FREDERICTON x-14s. …

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