Will the Chinook salmon return?

After twenty years of research scientists in Washington state, San Francisco, and Los Angeles have solved the mystery of the Coho salmon die-off. The assassin, a chemical in tires.

The slayer, known as 6PPD, is a preservative used to stop tires from breaking down. Miniscule amounts break off as tires hit the pavement. When it rains the chemical, along with every other pollutant on the road, washes into storm…

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Moryt Milo

Moryt Milo

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Curiosity and awareness anchor my writer’s toolbox. Nature lover. Mental health advocate. morytmilo.com