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U.S., Canada agree to submit mining pollution issue to International Joint...

Salmon Beyond Borders, an Alaska-based environmental campaign, heralded a decision of the Canadian government to involve the International Joint Commission (IJC) in a transboundary...

Pan-Pacific salmon research project begins

A Pan-Pacific salmon research expedition supported by five nations is slated to get underway between late January and mid-February, to learn more about the impact on salmon due to climate change in the North Pacific Ocean.

UBC report calls for changes in wildfire management

An indigenous-led report released by the University of British Columbia recommends changes in wildfire management and post-fire recovery in British Columbia, including engagement with affected indigenous communities earlier in the process.

Canada, First Nations reach fisheries reconciliation agreement

An agreement between the Canadian government and Coastal First Nations aims to advance economic opportunities and collaborative governance, as well as expansion of community-based commercial fishing...

Dunleavy acknowledges transboundary mines threat

Southeast Alaska entities concerned about the potential threat to salmon habitat from British Columbia’s transboundary mines are applauding Gov. Mike Dunleavy for taking the first step toward addressing the issue.

Concerns on transboundary mines heard in House Fisheries

In nearly two hours of testimony on April 30, the House Fisheries Committee heard many concerns over potential adverse environmental impacts of Canadian mines...

Dam removal allows greater access to spawning grounds

A study of spawning Atlantic salmon by the International Association for Great Lakes Research shows that removal of a dam allowed for greater access...

Final public hearing on Pebble DEIS held by USACE

Several hundred people turned out on April 16 for the final public hearing on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s draft environmental impact statement...

GOA expedition seeks to understand climate change impact on salmon

An international expedition focused on better understanding how climate change is impacting salmon in the Gulf of Alaska is underway through mid-March, with a...

New agreement reached on coastwide halibut quota

Commissioners of the International Pacific Halibut Commission reached a new agreement in Victoria, British Columbia on Feb. 1 on a coast wide Pacific halibut...
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