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Digging Pebble's Grave, part the next.

In a widely-reported move, Rio Tinto, a major player in the development of Alaska’s Pebble Mine – long a threat to the Bristol Bay watershed and its fisheries – gifted its shares in the project to the… 519 more words

Writing

Bristol Bay Lodge: 1 Guide Position Available

Bristol Bay Lodge is looking for a guide for this 2014 season.  

Alaska

Senate tries end-around EPA protection for Bristol Bay

Via TU’s Save Bristol Bay website:

Alaskans expressed extreme disappointment with Senator Lisa Murkowski’s co-sponsorship of the Regulatory Fairness Act, a bill designed to severely curtail the EPA’s authority to protect Bristol Bay from the Pebble Mine.

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Conservation News

Rio Tinto drops Pebble Mine project

Source: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Associated Press, April 7, 2014

JUNEAU, Alaska – A major shareholder of a company behind a contentious Alaska mine project on Monday announced it was giving its shares away to two Alaska charitable organizations, at least one of which belongs to a larger group that has come out publicly against the project. 231 more words

Environmental

Alaskan Copper Mine Could Destroy the World's Largest Wild Salmon Run

A giant copper and gold mine proposed for Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed could devastate thousands of acres of wetlands and the world’s largest wild salmon run, the Environmental Protection Agency says in a final assessment. 201 more words

Eco News

Fast Facts about the Bristol Bay Native Corporation

Bristol Bay Native Corporation is one of 13 Alaska native corporations created under the enactment of the ANCSA or the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act was a necessary move back in the day as it was done to protect and fight for the long-standing issues surrounding aboriginal land claims in Alaska. 472 more words

Alaska Corporate

Photo: Fly Fishing for Silver Salmon in Alaska

Each of the five species of Pacific salmon have unique features that draw anglers to them. In the case of silver salmon, many angers love that hooked nose (and generally gnarly mouth) that is common among river-venturing coho. 96 more words

Freshwater