April 19, 2021 By Colin Arisman The New York Times
Each summer, salmon begin their journey back to the rivers where they were spawned. Alaskan fishermen, along with whales, eagles and bears, share in the abundance.
November 25, 2020 By Henry Fountain The New York Times
The immense project would have been one of the world’s largest gold and copper mines, but regulators found it “contrary to the public interest” due to environmental risks in the pristine Alaskan tundra.
August 24, 2020 By Juliet Eilperin and Jeff Stein The Washington Post
The Trump administration delayed a key permit for the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska on Monday, saying the company that wants to build the biggest gold and copper mine in North America needs to take extensive action to offset the harm it will cause to the environment.
July 24, 2020 By Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis The Washington Post
Trump officials concluded Friday that a proposed gold and copper mine in Alaska — which would be the largest in North America — would not pose serious environmental risks, a sharp reversal from a finding by the Obama administration that it would permanently harm the region’s prized sockeye salmon.
June 25, 2020 By Miranda Weiss Hakai Magazine
After last year’s heatwave, sockeye fishers watch, wait, and worry in the Bristol Bay watershed.