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Feds Kill Thousands of Cormorants to Save Salmon


Salmon face serious challenges in the Northwest. But how far should we go to protect them? The nation's largest colony of double-crested cormorants is feasting on juvenile wild salmon near the mouth of the Columbia River. To protect the fish, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is killing thousands of these birds. Advocates say that's going too far. Producer: Cassandra Profita Videographers: Nick Fisher, Michael Bendixen Editor: Todd Sonflieth Additional Video: Vince Patton Special Thanks: John Rosman

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