AFE 2021: Are Alaska’s Salmon Already in Hot Water?

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Warming temperatures in Alaska’s rivers and streams pose a risk for pacific salmon as they return to their spawning habitat. The rivers and streams across Alaska’s landscape now span a wide range of summer water temperatures from near freezing (~32 °F/0 °C) to warm and balmy (>70 °F/21 °C). The warmest part of this water temperature range (>64 °F/18 °C) ...