Debate over the resolutions was contentious and revealed a regional rift among tribes.
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Challengers fillet Dunleavy’s fish policies at Kodiak debate
Both candidates say incumbent Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget has hamstrung the state’s ability to do its own research on changing ocean conditions.
Rep. Peltola’s fight for salmon debuts in Resources Committee
One of her main campaign themes is that she’ll fight for salmon, but she’s facing strong headwinds.
Federal government denies tribal groups’ petition to limit salmon bycatch
Tribal groups in Western Alaska submitted the petition following dismal chinook and chum salmon runs this summer.
Feds release final rule closing part of Cook Inlet to commercial salmon fishing
A large swath of Upper Cook Inlet will officially be closed to commercial salmon fishing next summer.
US House bill would add tribal seats to North Pacific Fisheries Management Council
The bill emphasizes the need to consider the impacts of climate change on marine resources and would, for the first time, recognize the importance of subsistence fishing.
New smartphone app helps fishermen track ocean conditions in real time
Developed by the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island, the app is meant to help Alaska’s harvesters and managers speak the same language.
Pacific heat wave had lasting impacts on Gulf of Alaska marine species
Some fish, like certain populations of herring, are rebounding more rapidly. But taken altogether, the data paints the picture of an ecosystem still reeling from a warming ocean.
Worry for commercial fishermen and Kenai Peninsula communities after Cook Inlet fishery closure
Federal managers voted to close a huge swath of Upper Cook Inlet to commercial salmon fishing, capping a two-year fight over the fate of the fishery and its 500 permit-holders.
Extremely low cod numbers lead feds to close the Gulf of Alaska fishery for the first time
In an unprecedented response to historically low numbers of Pacific cod, the federal cod fishery in the Gulf of Alaska is closing for the 2020 season.