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Pebble Mine's 2013 Year End Review: 'One Foot in the Grave?'

Joel Reynolds | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Coming off a disappointing 2012, the Pebble Limited Partnership and its uniquely reckless project hit the rocks repeatedly in 2013.

VIDEO: A Look at Alaska's Wild Salmon

Ali Rosen | Posted 11.11.2013 | Taste
Ali Rosen

For the real deal, there's just nothing like a true wild salmon.

The True Cost of Food

Sea to Table | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Sea to Table

When we turn a blind eye to where our food comes from in the name of convenience and price, we allow others to make our choices about what kind of food system we want to have. Ignorance may be bliss, but we can no longer afford to ignore the impact of our food choices.

Lucia Graves

Will Hotly Debated Mine Become Alaska's Keystone?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.09.2013 | Green

Kevin McCambly was born and raised in Dillingham, Alaska, just downstream from the proposed Pebble Mine, a massive copper and gold mining project that...

Why Do We Need GMO Farmed Salmon?

Sea to Table | Posted 01.16.2013 | Food
Sea to Table

There are plenty of reasons to oppose genetically engineered salmon, ranging from consumer health concerns to environmental risk, but there's a larger question we need to ask. What kind of food system do we want to sustain us?

Salmon or Gold: Ballot Initiative Will Give Alaskans Chance to Weigh In on Pebble Mine

AlaskaDispatch.com | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics
AlaskaDispatch.com

Opponents of the Pebble Project believe Alaskans should get a chance to choose which resource the state prizes most from Bristol Bay -- gold or wild s...

'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.

Anglo American, It's Time to Dump Pebble Mine

Taryn Kiekow | Posted 10.02.2012 | Green
Taryn Kiekow

Pebble Mine is a risk that Anglo American can no longer afford to take. If Anglo American is looking to cut expenses, this is the perfect project to drop. Because local opposition -- and the risks associated with it -- are only increasing.

No Surprises in Pebble's 'Expert' Testimony Against EPA

Joel Reynolds | Posted 10.23.2012 | Green
Joel Reynolds

EPA should move forward promptly, upon completion of the peer-review process, to protect the Bristol Bay watershed, its communities, and the irreplaceable wild salmon fishery that sustains them.

Evidence Mounts That Hatchery Salmon Harms Wild Salmon

Posted 05.15.2012 | Food

A recently published collection of 23 peer-reviewed and independent studies found evidence that some salmon from hatcheries are harming wild salmon po...

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.

Many Salmon In The Wild Aren't Actually Wild

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 02.09.2012 | Food

Four years ago, the once-mighty Chinook salmon runs in California and Oregon were so small that the states agreed to an unprecedented moratorium on fi...

Southwest Alaska Residents Approve Initiative Barring Large-Scale Mining That Threatens Salmon

Joel Reynolds | Posted 12.21.2011 | Green
Joel Reynolds

In the Lake and Peninsula Borough, the residents have approved a prohibition against large-scale resource extraction that would destroy or degrade salmon habitat. In a historic result against enormous odds, the Save Our Salmon initiative has prevailed.

Election Day in Bristol Bay: Lake and Pen Borough Residents Vote on Salmon Protection Initiative

Joel Reynolds | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Tuesday October 4, 2011 -- was a big day in southwest Alaska. It marked the conclusion of voting on the Save Our Salmon ("SOS") initiative being considered by the residents of the Lake and Peninsula Borough, where the massive Pebble Mine is proposed to be built.

Why Wild Salmon Is Worth the Fight(video)

Nicole Betancourt | Posted 09.20.2011 | Food
Nicole Betancourt

Next year, developers plan to apply for permits for the construction of America's largest open-pit copper and gold mine, in the heart of Alaska's most valuable salmon runs. It's not too late for us to stop them if we act now.

Frankenfish Foiled? Setback For Genetically Modified Salmon Approval

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 08.16.2011 | Food

WASHINGTON -- The House voted Wednesday to prohibit the Food and Drug Administration from approving genetically modified salmon for human consumption....

Study: Sea Lice From Salmon Farms Infecting BC Sockeye

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

A new study provides the first link between salmon farms and elevated levels of sea lice on juvenile Fraser River sockeye salmon in British Columbia.

Just Say No To "Certified Organic" Farmed Salmon

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

Take some pellets with fish meal, add a dash of pink chemical pigments, sprinkle with antibiotics, decorate with bacteria and viruses, glaze with PCB's and you have your average farmed salmon fillet.

Green News Report: July 29, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

a href="http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=324031097"> TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on y...

Salmon: California, Oregon Fish Moved To "Avoid" Designation

Slashfood | Clare Leschin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

For you eaters who avoid farm-raised salmon and instead seek out wild-caught varieties, your job just got a little more complicated. According to Th...

A Buzzkill Guide to Sustainable Seafood (PHOTOS)

Jerusha Klemperer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jerusha Klemperer

With fears about mercury levels in fish, concern about seafood from China, and news of the impending extinction of the Bluefin tuna, many of us have seafood anxiety on the brain.

Green News Report -- March 18, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport Now available via Stitcher Radio's way cool app! Listen on your iPhone, Android, Palm Pre and BlackBerry! IN TODAY'S RADIO...

Target Switches Farmed Salmon For Wild Salmon

The Daily Green | Brian Clark Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Big box retailer Target has already won accolades from greens for being out front in stocking sustainable fashion and phasing out toxic PVC plastics f...

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.

Eating Fish, Eating What?

Trey Borzillieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Trey Borzillieri

The average consumer is so uninformed about fish that looking through the glass case and pointing is like hitting a button on a vending machine with signage in a foreign language.