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Alaska Salmon

Counting Copper River Salmon at Childs Glacier (video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

Cordova, AK As Elliot Johnson of Alaska Department of Fish and Game explains in the video, the Childs Glacier monitoring station is responsible for ...

'Boom, Bust, Boom': We Need the Pebble Mine Like the Plague

Joel Reynolds | Posted 12.29.2012 | Green
Joel Reynolds

If Mr. Norquist would learn a little more about the global copper industry, he might understand that, not only is the Pebble Mine unnecessary, it is precisely what we don't need -- for renewable energy or any other of copper's countless uses today.

Where Have All The Salmon Gone?

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 09.19.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaskans again this summer are wondering: Where are the king salmon? Some of Alaska's largest and best river...

Alaska Governor Seeks Disaster Aid For Weak Salmon Runs

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2012 | Green

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 14 (Reuters) - Alaska's governor asked the Obama administration on Saturday to declare a fish...

So Will That Be the Wild or Patented Salmon?

Peter Hanlon | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green
Peter Hanlon

It looks like 2012 will be the year of two salmons: one a genetically altered "Frankenfish" currently under review by the FDA, and the other an inhabitant of one of the world's last great wild salmon runs.

Mr. President: Keep Wild Salmon on Our Plates!

Chris Wood | Posted 04.17.2012 | Green
Chris Wood

Bristol Bay demonstrates that some places should be left free of industrial development because their natural resource values, and the benefits they provide to people, outstrip short-term development values.

Alaska Voters Say No To Gold, Copper Mine

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 12.18.2011 | Green

JUNEAU, Alaska — The group promoting a massive gold-and-copper prospect near Alaska's Bristol Bay said Tuesday they plan to press on with their ...

It's Salmon vs. Gold In Alaska Mine Debate

AP | By BECKY BOHRER | Posted 12.02.2011 | Green

JUNEAU, Alaska -- The battle over a copper and gold mine near one of the world's premier salmon fisheries is headed to the ballot in a vote next week ...

Pursuing Salmon: It's Gotta Be Wild

Neil Zevnik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Neil Zevnik

The omega-3 essential fatty acids make salmon one of the brightest of superstars in the food firmament, offering myriad health benefits to people young and old.

Pebble Mine, Dirty Gold, and the Corporate War on Alaska's Salmon

Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker)

A lawsuit was filed Wednesday claiming that all the permits obtained by the giant proposed Pebble Mine violate the Alaska constitution. Skulduggery surrounding Pebble Mine? Imagine that.

Something's Fishy on the Yukon...

Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker)

If the salmon are the collateral damage, then the losers of this war are those who have for thousands of years depended on the bounty of the Yukon.