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BC MINE OK'D

A controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan just won environmental approval from the British Columbia government.

– Alaska Public Media

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Chinese prices higher

Growth in prices for seafood in China is outpacing growth in supply, suggests data for the first half of the year released by the fisheries department at the China agricultural ministry.

– Seafood Source

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Sign up for fish CSA

CSAs (which stands for community supported agriculture) are great for so many reasons.
 
– Huffington Post

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ASMI in Big Apple

The ASMI communications and public relations team combined efforts with the international and technical programs to spend the week in New York City last week putting on a number of media events and having deskside meetings with media based out of New York.
 
– ASMI

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More land away from logging

Another 320 acres of former timber land was added to the Smith River National Recreation Area last week as a result of the Hurdygurdy land purchase brokered by the Smith River Alliance.

– Crescent City Triplicate

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Alaska shellfish doomed

Tests of water off the US West Coast have found no signs of radiation The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.

– Juneau Empire

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Flesh-eating disease in Florida waters

Florida health officials are warning beachgoers about a seawater bacterium that can invade cuts and scrapes to cause flesh-eating disease.

– ABC

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Dangerous plan for SF delta

The state's plan to build a pair of 35-mile tunnels under the delta would cause the extinction of winter-run chinook salmon, steep declines in dozens of other species, and devastate water quality in San Francisco Bay, an environmental group said Wednesday.

– San Francisco Chronicle

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No more cooling releases

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced to local tribes, government officials and water stakeholders today that it will not be releasing extra water from Trinity Lake to cool the waters used by chinook salmon and steelhead in the Trinity and Klamath rivers — as it has in years past — but focus the limited supply to prevent large fish kills on federally endangered species in the Central Valley.

– Eureka Times Standard

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McDonald's adrift in China scandal

Amid a serious meat shortage following the recent food safety scandal involving supplier Shanghai Husi, international fast-food chains in China may still have to source locally, though their peers in Japan have shifted to Thai meat producers.

– Asian News Net

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