Monthly Archives: October 2016

Salmon eggs by the numbers

Even though this year’s Cedar River Salmon Journey is drawing to a close, the Seattle Aquarium is a great place to see and learn about salmon—no matter the season! Take a look at the chinook salmon eggs shown below; they more »

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Discover Science Weekend guest blog #1

To gear up for Discover Science Weekend, November 11–13, we’re putting together a guest blog series featuring some of the researchers who will be joining us for the event. Our first post comes to us from Amanda Phillips of The more »

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The how and why of salmon migration

This is the season we celebrate salmon returning to their natal streams and rivers right here in Seattle, but how do salmon find their way home? Before we tackle that, though, a larger question: why do they do it? The more »

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A historic moment for climate change

Last week, in a historic move, the Paris Agreement on climate change was formally ratified by the European Union, ensuring the Agreement had enough support for entry into force in early November. The ratification is essential for galvanizing the climate more »

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A closer look at the wonder of salmon migration

Many people know that the broad term “salmon” encompasses several different species. Seven of those are found here in the Pacific Northwest: chinook, coho, chum, pink, sockeye, steelhead and cutthroat. And, within those seven species in Washington state are a more »

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