At the heart of the Alaskan Pebble Mine controversy, the Koktuli River winds its way through the Alaskan bushland from its source at Frying Pan Lake to Bristol Bay. Known for the salmon that return to the region each year in epic proportions to spawn and die, disrupting the landscape vital to this eco-system would devastate the fishery, its industry and peripheral wildlife tourism industries as well. This massive project would set a dangerous new precedent for mining and development in the Bristol Bay region and all of Alaska.Continue reading
Helping to get the new working week off to a flying start here is a selection of ‘edits’ carefully chosen for your consideration by the Unsponsored team. Welcome to Movie Monday 11 December 2017.