Phil Levin

Phil Levin is senior scientist and manager of the Ecosystem Science Program with NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center. Phil joined NOAA Fisheries in 1999 as a research fisheries biologist. Prior to that, he was an assistant research biologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Phil holds a B.A. in zoology from the University of Texas and a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of New Hampshire.


Phil's Posts

Toward Decolonizing Conservation

British Columbia’s Haida Gwaii archipelago seems pristine. But colonization and cultural genocide often haunts such places — and conservation ignores those histories at its peril, argues Phil Levin.

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Salmon Cam Returns

We’re pleased to return Salmon Cam, a live view of spawning Chinook and coho salmon and steelhead trout.

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