The salmon processors at odds over who gets the blue-label sustainability certification needed to sell fish in certain European markets are expected to enter mediation next week.
Fish leather has a long history in Alaska; one local company is hoping to make it the next big thing in fashion.
The White House, like environmental groups and some small-boat fishermen, disapproves of the flexibility written into Young’s bill.
At the Native American Fish and Wildlife Society Conference in Juneau this week, a panel of five discussed climate change and traditional knowledge.
Craig Fleener, Gov. Bill Walker’s special assistant on Arctic policy, says Alaska communities could better adjust to climate change if hunting and fishing rules become more flexible.
Scientists expect warm ocean temperatures will continue affecting climate, weather, and marine life throughout the year.
Climate change and mild winters may have prompted April’s early out migration from Auke Creek.
Expecting another poor king salmon run, the first fishing restrictions are expected to go into effect on May 21st.
According to a release from NOAA, the plan will structure efforts to bring the whales back up to a healthy population size.
The Native American Fish and Wildlife Society meets in Juneau May 20-22. Tribal experts will discuss climate change, subsistence and Arctic policy.