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Search for missing crewman
The Coast Guard is searching for a missing crewman who went overboard from the fishing vessel "Swift."
$1.8 million for Adak equipment
The equipment from Adak's fish processing plant was auctioned off in one piece Tuesday morning.
Bristol Bay oil lease bill in Congress
A bill working its way through the House of Representatives would open Bristol Bay to oil and gas lease sales in a new leasing plan.
Marketing Alaska seafood
This week a number of representatives from the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, also known as ASMI, are in town for an annual meeting to discuss how to better market Alaska seafood around the world.
Open smaller fisheries
"If we carve out a small portion of these fisheries and regulate them differently, lower the cost of entry for small-scale fishers but require that the catch be marketed locally, we would be taking a huge step toward improving food security across the state."
– Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
Tribes against canyon trawling
Idle No More is a Canadian-born movement that reached the state earlier this year. It represents the indigenous people who've been affected by legislative measures to curb the commercial fishing industries and other issues facing local tribes.
– Juneau Empire
Fishermen ask for impact assessment
Hawaii fishermen on Monday asked policymakers to address how runoff caused by land development harms reefs, fisheries and oceans when they consider how to cope with the effects of climate change.
Greenland to open commercial fishing
A recent announcement by the territory that it plans to open a commercial fishery has caused alarm in some North Atlantic countries where certain salmon populations are in critical decline.
– Alaska Dispatch
Fishermen oppose river diversion
The plan to divert the Mississippi River into wetlands has sparked an uproar, with some in the fisheries industry saying it'll kill their livelihood.