How we killed off the giant salmon of the Pacific Northwest in 50 years

Natural abundance has its limits, especially when you dam the path to the breeding grounds– as was the case with the giant Chinook salmon of the Pacific Northwest. Seeing their enormous silvery forms leaping upriver is a miraculous sight in some of this archival footage, but a fish can’t leap over a 100-foot dam.

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