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BC salmon numbers forecast to drop sharply due to climate change

CANADA
Wednesday, July 08, 2015, 03:40 (GMT + 9)

A new report forecasts a sharp decline in British Columbia fish numbers due to climate change. This new study, called Out of Stock and released by Vancity, highlights in particular the significant drop in Pacific salmon stock in this province within the next five decades, resulting in soaring prices. As this research has stressed, climate change will add pressure to already skyrocketing prices, contributing to an increase of more than 70 per cent in the price per pound. "The prices of iconic West Coast species such as sockeye salmon, sablefish and chum are projected to increase by up to USD 2,925; USD 1,703; and USD 1,397 per tonne under the climate change scenario," the report to which FIS.com had access points out. Further predictions include a 21 per cent decline in sockeye, a 10 per cent fall in chum, and a 15 per cent drop in sablefish. “Rising wa... FULL STORY

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