Dr. Andrea Reid and a team of researchers at the University of British Columbia are delving into the challenges faced by dwindling salmon runs, examining both genomics and Indigenous knowledge. Through interviews with Indigenous knowledge keepers, Dr. Reid’s team uncovers the alarming decline in Pacific salmon catches over decades, attributed to threats like aquaculture, climate change, and industrial development. They embrace the philosophy of Two-Eyed Seeing, weaving different ways of knowing.

The DNA of salmon heritage

Author: UBC Science - By Geoff Gilliard

Year: 2022

Media Type: News Article