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 […]
The commercial fishing season is underway in Alaska’s Cook Inlet and along with it the bycatch waste no one wants to talk about let alone deal with. If the fish caught in […]
The 1.5 percent
Data reveals that in fish crazy AK, most Alaskans don’t fish
In news that will come as no surprise to most Alaskans, an international team of researchers led by the University of Washingon’s Ray Hilborn has concluded that well-managed fisheries pose no threat […]
Now it’s halibut
First the farmers came after the wild salmon. Now they’re coming after the wild halibut. A campaign by Direct Seafoods urging chefs to replace wild halibut with farmed halibut on restaurant […]
Seldom if ever has a more than two-year-old op-ed in an Alaska newspaper attracted the kind of attention the Alaska House Resources Committee on Monday night devoted to the jottings of retired […]
News analysis The commendable thing about humanity is that humans, at least many of them, believe in the fundamental, philosophical ideals of equality, justice and fairness. But what happens in a complex […]
A Cook Inlet commercial fisherman thinks the Kenai River personal-use (PU), dipnet fishery is starting to look too much like a subsistence fishery, so he has petitioned the state Board of Fisheries […]
Scientists Fredrik Jutfelt and Josefin Sundin, discovered the hard way the power of the false narrative. False narratives once established have a bad habit of taking on a life of their own. […]
Free tickets south!
Anyone who thinks Alaska’s current population of almost 800,000 people too big should be all down with Gov. Bill Walker’s plan to reintroduce the income tax, according to Forbes magazine.