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Our salmon are stressed
With five years of data from 48 streams across the Cook Inlet watershed, it is clear that salmon are already experiencing thermal stress and that over the next
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Dangerous Hilcorp Leases in Heart of Cook Inlet
In the Environmental Impact Statement for Lease Sale 149 in 1997, the federal government estimated a 72% chance of a large spill.
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From the inletkeeper blog
Our paper: “Summer temperature regimes in southcentral Alaska streams: watershed drivers of variation and potential implications for Pacific salmon” has just come out in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. We posed some specific questions: Which streams run hot? Which streams run cold? And does that change year to year? We also considered […]
March 24 marks 28 years since the Exxon Valdez “fetched up, ah, hard aground” on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, laying a path of destruction across Alaska’s coastal ecosystems and the countless lives they support. While Exxon officials worked hard to convince the world it spilled “only” 10.8 million gallons of crude—ostensibly to pay […]
Fall is my favorite time to bicycle commute through Anchorage. I like to watch the birch trees turn from their summer shades of green, to the yellow of autumn, and ultimately to their final resting place on the bike path where they crunch under my tires. I also like to see our salmon change as […]