09-01-21 Environmental trends threaten Alaska sustenance fishing


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Fishing for king and chum salmon on the Yukon River in Alaska is cancelled this year because fish numbers are so low. Regional tribal groups say it’s creating a dire situation for those who count on salmon for food and income to get them through the winter. Although the overall threat is mixed, it’s part of a worrying trend that has seen fish numbers in decline for decades in some areas.

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