The lessons for British Columbia in Alaska’s epic Bristol Bay sockeye run

This year’s eye-popping sockeye run may be a lesson for more than just British Columbia

The world’s most abundant sockeye fishery is teeming with 10 million more fish than anticipated this year. Experts on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border are wondering if the six uninterrupted river basins of the Bristol Bay watershed — free of fish farms and hatcheries but currently threatened by the proposed Pebble mine — might hold key insights for salmon populations dwindling all across the province of B.C..

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