Did you know that the "Grand Canyons of the Sea" can be found off Alaska's coast?
And that these two underwater canyons are prominent "Green Belt" features?
And that Bering Sea commercial fishing vessels, including factory trawlers "the size of ocean liners," are dragging nets and longlines through the canyons?
And that these canyons, which are "remarkable biologically," really should be protected?
And that the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, which is meeting this week in Anchorage and lacks "conservation seats," probably won't do the right thing without a push from Greenpeace and other groups?
Read all about it and see lots of pictures here.
Dutch Harbor report
3 weeks ago