Tag: sockeye salmon

‘You Help Everybody’: In Alaska, Giving Wild Salmon Is Tradition

Written by | December 21st, 2012

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In Alaska, the holidays are not the only time of year people give back. Catching salmon – and sharing it with others – is at the center of everyday life.

Giving Thanks to Salmon: Sustainers of the Great Bear Rainforest

Written by | November 16th, 2012

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Within the Great Bear Rainforest, nearly every living being has reason to be thankful for the great runs of salmon that surge through forested streams each year about this time.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, July 10

Written by | July 10th, 2012

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What’s that sound? Oh, just the Northern Lights giving you a round of applause.

  1. Remote-controlled model planes offer bird’s-eye approach to conservation. (Mongabay)
  2. Now you can see and hear the Northern Lights. (Space)
  3. It’s official: this first 6 months of 2012 are the hottest ever for the US. (Bloomberg)
  4. Oceans’ rising acid levels act as the “osteoporosis of the sea.” (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. SOS: Save Our Salmon. Sockeye salmon populations declining. (Discovery News)

Pulling the Nets: Notes From a Summer of Salmon

Written by | August 30th, 2010

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The sockeye salmon fishing season in Alaska is over… read Conservancy staffer Dustin Solberg’s final thoughts from his stint working on a commercial fishing boat in Alaska’s Bristol Bay, aka the “‘center of the wild salmon universe.”

Pulling the Nets: Fishing for Wild Salmon in Alaska’s Bristol Bay

Written by | June 15th, 2010

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What’s it like to fish in the best place on Earth for wild salmon? Our blogger Dustin Solberg begins a month-long stint on a commercial salmon fishing boat in Bristol Bay, Alaska.

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