Agendas, minutes, audio and presentations for all past meetings are posted. Four task force meetings are scheduled for next week.
Salmon that get their start in AK hatcheries add up to one-third of the fishery’s total value. But are they straining the ocean’s carrying capacity?
NPFMC wants to hear from the public on crab protections; ok’s trawl bycatch numbers that top crab fleet’s catches
The clothing industry is one of the earth’s biggest polluters. Kelp-based yarns and fabrics are a game changer.
Expansion overlaps with ‘productive fishing areas and hihg-volume maritime transit routes.’
Of the 53 fishing gear entanglements in 2020, eleven occurred in Alaska.
Big mine developers (and big boats) are pushing a new PR pitch: we’re good for the planet!
For the second year, locals must take salmon handouts instead of fishing for their own.
But the snow crab stock is “not subject to overfishing,” NPFMC says.
NPFMC opts for “rigorous research” and inclusion of tribal reps on a new “working group.”