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Continuing CRI’s strong tradition of internationally-recognized Atlantic salmon research

Oct 13 2017

For more than 16 years, CRI scientists have conducted ground-breaking international research into wild Atlantic salmon and have mentored a generation of new aquatic scientists eager to make every river a healthy river.

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CRI’s Dr. Tommi Linnansaari becomes the UNB CAST Atlantic Salmon Research Chair

Oct 06 2017

The University of New Brunswick is establishing a research chair focused on Atlantic salmon as part of $1.3 million in funding from the Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow (CAST) to conduct innovative research projects aimed at curbing the alarming decline of salmon stocks.

The investment by CAST – a partnership of scientists, environmental groups and industry participants focused on...

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CRI: Leading Canada’s Northern Aquatic Research

Sep 22 2017

On this World Rivers Day (Sept. 24), the Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI) is highlighting its scientists who, for the past 10 years, have been at the forefront of scientific research and monitoring to understand changes in the Arctic, sub-Arctic and boreal regions and what they could mean for Canadians and communities around the world.

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Fight to save Miramichi salmon run goes high-tech

Sep 13 2017

The days of waiting an entire year to get a look at the health of the Atlantic salmon population in the Miramichi River watershed are a thing of the past.
Fish movements in the river system are now being tracked live, by researchers with the Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow - a massive, multi-pronged initiative with representation from government, environmental and private...

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Health of the Saint John River Improving

Sep 13 2017

CRI Science Director Karen Kidd talks about her research showing improvements, including lower levels of contaminants and higher rates of biodiversity, in the Saint John Harbour. 

CBC Information Morning  




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