King Salmon Run Lowest Ever Recorded

December 7, 2022 By: Spencer Durrant

The Yukon king salmon run is now at its lowest point ever recorded, according to a new article in The Guardian. Chinook salmon numbers are down 95% compared to previous years.

The absence of salmon is, of course, causing devastating ecological effects. It’s also impacting a First Nation, which is the focus of this story in The Guardian. This story humanizes the loss of spawning salmon in a way that we often overlook in our zeal to focus on the fish.

Read the story here.