Salmon—It’s What’s For Dinner (Even If You’re a Tree)

Each year, immense schools of migrating salmon bring nutrients from the ocean to Pacific Northwest rivers—literally feeding the trees. Here’s where humans come in.

Sources: David Suzuki Foundation. Dr. T. E. Reimchen lab, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Salmon Forest Project (Reimchen and Fox 2013). World Wildlife Fund. Klamathrestoration.gov. NOAA Fisheries.