The U.S. Has Spent More Than $2 Billion on a Plan to Save Salmon

Salmon at the Carson hatchery are moved toward a guillotine during the process of harvesting their sperm and eggs, which will be used to breed more than a million baby fish.

The Fish Are Vanishing Anyway.

The U.S. government promised Native tribes in the Pacific Northwest that they could keep fishing as they’d always done. But instead of preserving wild salmon, it propped up a failing system of hatcheries.

Now, that system is falling apart.

LINK (via ProPublica)



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