Audio: CBC Ideas-Alexandra Morton & Saving Wild Salmon


For almost forty years, Alexandra Morton studied orcas near the northern
tip of Vancouver Island. Those whales eat sockeye salmon. When Morton learned
that these fish were endangered, she decided to save the salmon, in order to
protect her whales.

Last fall, during an unanticipated and completely amazing run of Sockeye salmon, Paul Kennedy visited with Alexandra Morton near the shore of a feeder stream of the upper Fraser River, in Northern British Columbia. 

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About Damien Gillis

Damien Gillis is a Vancouver-based documentary filmmaker with a focus on environmental and social justice issues - especially relating to water, energy, and saving Canada's wild salmon - working with many environmental organizations in BC and around the world. He is the co-founder, along with Rafe Mair, of The Common Sense Canadian, and a board member of both the BC Environmental Network and the Haig-Brown Institute.