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Billion dollar fishing industry on the verge of collapse

Feature story | October 10, 2008 at 0:00

The world’s largest food fishery is on the verge of collapse. Pollock, used to make McDonald’s fish sandwiches, frozen fish sticks, fish and chips, and imitation crabmeat, have had a population decrease of 50 percent since last year.

How long before the magnificent marine life of the Bering Sea canyons is given sanctuary?

Blog entry by Farah Obaidullah | April 14, 2014

I have just sat through four painstaking days of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting in Anchorage, Alaska. It's an eight-day meeting but luckily for me - and my sanity - I only had to endure four. This government body...

Peter Willcox, be(a)ring witness

Blog entry by Barbara Stowe | October 15, 2013

Captain Peter Willcox is the very definition of a mensch. The first thing he taught me was courage. I met him in Vancouver, Canada, in the spring of 2007, when he was skippering the Esperanza for the Greenpeace USA Bering Witness tour.

Bering witness in a mini-sub

Feature story | August 14, 2007 at 0:00

Our good ship Esperanza is currently out in the Bering Sea, one of the world's wildest oceans. Situated between Alaska and Kamchatka at the western edge of Russia, the Bering covers over 2 million square km of the northernmost region of the...

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