Alaska Salmon Fishermen Send Urgent Plea for “Decisive Action” on Climate as Season Begins
As the salmon season kicks off in Alaska — the Copper River fishery opens this Monday, May 17 — fishermen are sending an urgent call to Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan to “take decisive action” to address climate change and reduce carbon emissions.
“The time is now” several fishermen say on the video produced by SalmonState and endorsed by Salmon Habitat Information Program (SHIP), Alaska’s Own, Yakobi Fisheries, Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association (ALFA), and Sitka Salmon Shares. The call from fishermen is tied to phenomena that “should...
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