The U.S. Has Spent More Than $2 Billion on a Plan to Save Salmon. The Fish Are Vanishing Anyway.

The U.S. government promised Native tribes in the Pacific Northwest that they could keep fishing as they’d always done. But instead of preserving wild salmon, it propped up a failing system of hatcheries. Now, that system is falling apart.

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Ketchikan Indian Community’s new president says she’ll push for greater access to traditional foods

She also plans to keep pushing for a ban on tailings dams that hold back mine waste along cross-border rivers.

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New Seacoast Trust endowment will support Indigenous-led conservation and development projects

Sealaska Corporation and The Nature Conservancy have set aside $10 and $7 million respectively in seed money to help support the fund.

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Lava streams from one Aleutian volcano, while two other volcanoes spew ash into the air

A stream of lava flowed down the side of the Great Sitkin volcano in the Aleutian Islands Thursday morning and was visible from the nearby community of Adak, an official with the Alaska Volcano Observatory said.

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Skagway, White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad at impasse over harbor cleanup

Environmental regulators have made themselves clear: Skagway’s harbor is contaminated with lead and zinc near the ore dock.

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