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Dr. Alexandra Morton spoke on the plight of the West Coast’s wild salmon

On April 29, Dr. Alexandra Morton presented a talk on the plight of the West Coast’s wild salmon, and her work to convince the public, the fish farm industry and various government agencies to take measures before it is too late.

Dr. Morton is a registered professional biologist who was living in a remote archipelago studying whales when the fish farmers came to her town. Dr. Morton was recently interviewed by Paul Kennedy for CBC’s Ideas radio program. The episode was broadcast in early 2011 and is well worth hearing: besides being an interesting topic, Dr. Morton is a great speaker