Research finds bull trout, seals major salmon predators
Scott Hinch, a professor of forest and conservation sciences at UBC, was mentioned in a Business in Vancouver article about Pacific salmon stocks. Hinch’s team have been using tracking tags […]
Dec 21, 2018
UBC salmon tracking studies find mortality hotspots, migration bottlenecks
Vancouver Sun published an article about UBC research to protect wild Pacific salmon. Scott Hinch, a professor in the faculty of forestry and director of the Natural Resources Conservation Program, and […]
Dec 19, 2018
Vancouver salmon researcher receives national nod
UBC forestry professor Scott Hinch was featured in an article in the Times Colonist about his recognition by national non-profit Mitacs. Hinch received the Exceptional Leadership – Professor designation for his […]
Nov 29, 2018
Skipping salmon on menus one small step toward saving B.C. orcas
Star Vancouver published an article about B.C. orcas’ struggle to survive due to low stock of Chinook salmon, and how some restaurants are now removing salmon from their menu. Scott Hinch, […]
Oct 3, 2018
Salmon smolts find safety in numbers
Using tags surgically implanted into thousands of juvenile salmon, UBC researchers have discovered that many fish die within the first few days of migration from their birthplace to the ocean.
May 9, 2016
Some populations of Fraser River salmon more likely to survive climate change: UBC study
Populations of Fraser River sockeye salmon are so fine-tuned to their environment that any further environmental changes caused by climate change could lead to the disappearance of some populations, while others may be less affected, says a new study by University of British Columbia scientists.
Mar 31, 2011
Genes contribute to sockeye salmon mortality in Fraser River: UBC and DFO study
Fraser River sockeye salmon with a certain genomic profile are more likely to die before spawning, contributing to the recent declines in British Columbian salmon, says a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO).
Jan 13, 2011