Fishing

The Gift that Gives Back

webmaster  -  Dec 18, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  No Comments
We want to make you a social media star, and send you a beautiful photo! Hi, this is Jorden Greiner from Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay (CFBB). That’s me in the photo (on the right), with Kat Carscallen and Ben Blakey at our booth last month at Pacific Marine Expo.

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Commercial fishermen applaud EPA’s review process for Bristol Bay report

webmaster  -  Nov 09, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  No Comments
For Immediate Release Friday, November 9, 2012 For more information:   Bob Waldrop, executive director, Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association, bdrop@bbrsda.com; 907-223-1588   Commercial fishermen applaud EPA’s peer review process for Bristol Bay assessment; Call on President for swift action to protect fishery, jobs, and economy Anchorage – Commercial

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Leadership changes at Anglo American raise questions about Alaska’s Pebble Mine

webmaster  -  Nov 03, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  No Comments
WRITTEN BY: Margaret Bauman, The Cordova Times PUBLISHED: Nov 03, 2012 To read full article, visit www.alaskadispatch.com   Corporate leadership changes are under way at the international mining firm behind the big push to develop the Pebble mine, but what effect this may have on the multimillion-dollar project is still

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Editorial: A chunk of change

webmaster  -  Sep 14, 2012  -  , , , , , , , ,  -  No Comments
A chunk of change Yesterday, the Commerce Department issued federal disaster declarations for two disparate fisheries — Alaska king salmon and Northeast groundfish. What is it about a disaster declaration that garners huge headlines? And yet, the fact that small-boat fishermen are going out of business every day in the

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Review of EPA work on Pebble was sound

webmaster  -  Aug 30, 2012  -  , , , , , , ,  -  No Comments
As a fisheries scientist, I tend to deal in a world of technical jargon. Oncorhynchus, isotopes, and life history plasticity are terms we use often. The same goes for the term ‘peer review,’ the process in which the EPA recently engaged prominent scientists to review its draft “Assessment of Potential

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