Salmon Migration Videos Are a Cold Splash of Water for Your Pandemic Ennui

Underwater view of sockeye salmon migrating up the Ozernaya River to spawn, Kuril Lake, Kamchatka, Russia.

When COVID put Rachael Allen’s life on pause, she turned to nature’s most indefatigable creatures for inspiration.

Due to a pandemic and an expired lease, I’ve been living with my parents—like so many other millennials—for the past 10 months, working remotely from my childhood bedroom, lapsing into my moody teenage self, and sometimes, when trying to distract myself from my lack of a plan for moving out, watching videos of salmon.

LINK (via: Slate)

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One thought on “Salmon Migration Videos Are a Cold Splash of Water for Your Pandemic Ennui

  1. The British Broadcasting Corporation repeated a 2016 radio programme in similar, sooth the pandemic-tortured soul, vein only just yesterday.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/b07nprbk

    Staggeringly prolific, middle-southern British, Atlantic salmon-river, the Severn (together with its Welsh sister, the 6,000 to 10,000 rod-caught salmon a year and far far more in the estuary nets Wye) until only a very few decades ago, but now, since us New Romans started really “going for broke”….

    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/feb/02/economics-failure-over-destruction-of-nature-presents-extreme-risks

    See them before they’re gone.

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