Alaska’s Fisheries Are Collapsing. This Congresswoman Is Taking on the Industry

Mary Peltola won her election by campaigning on a platform to save the state’s prized fisheries. A powerful fishing lobby is standing in her way.

Peltola is quick to acknowledge the role climate change and warming waters have played in impacting Alaska’s fisheries but says the trawl industry and the council that regulates it have not done enough to reduce bycatch or expand habitat protections for vulnerable species.
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