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Court ruling a victory for threatened wild salmon

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 7 days ago by Keith Worrall  21

Modified Feb 11th, 2019 at 11:16 AM

Every year in B.C.’s coastal waters, there are fewer and fewer wild salmon.

Lawyer Keegan Pepper-Smith, who works for the non-profit Ecojustice, says wild chinook salmon in particular “are facing imminent extinction.”

There are different possible reasons for the decline, but Pepper-Smith says not enough is being done to keep salmon safe from a potentially deadly disease called PRV.

Read More: Court ruling a victory for threatened wild salmon: advocates

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