Already a world leader in the sale of king salmon, New Zealand has developed an ambitious plan to take over what has long been Alaska’s most valuable commercial salmon market. The southern […]
Indignant that so many streams and rivers in Alaska are annually plugged with salmon while those to the south of the 49th state struggle, Canadian activists led by commercial fishermen and Native […]
While Alaska was trumpeting a 2019 Alaska salmon harvest worth $657.6 million, Norwegian salmon farmers were the ones truly raking in the cash. The Norwegian Seafood Council is reporting NOK $107.3 billion […]
Desert fresh salmon
Almost every day it seems there comes a new swell in the wave of change breaking over an Alaska commercial salmon industry that has been a mainstay of the northern economy since […]
Global warming and hatcheries pumping billions of salmon into the North Pacific Ocean are combining to change the very nature of Alaska sockeye salmon, according to a peer-reviewed study published in Nature […]
A sweeping study of marine phytoplankton has brought into question the idea that global ocean productivity is declining because of climate change. Swiss scientists who claim to have completed “the first analysis […]
Less fish = more?
Backed by the desire to protect wild salmon, the Kenai River Sportfishing Association continues to push the Alaska Board of Fisheries toward a thorough examination of Prince William Sound salmon hatcheries, but […]
Hatchery pink salmon from Prince William Sound are now flooding Cook Inlet streams at levels almost 35-times greater that what the Alaska Department of Fish and Game established in 2010 as the […]
Salmon kill salmon?
The mystery surrounding the shrinking size and number of Alaska king salmon might be as simple as this: The biggest, most highly prized salmon in the north simply can’t compete with the […]
Commentary Under attack from four-time Iditarod champ Dallas Seavey, who was found to have four doped dogs in his team this year, the once-fan-friendly Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has apparently given […]