News Summary December 10, 2019
The Winding Glass: Lack of Cod Killing Alaskan Communities, as State and Council Punt on any Relief
A new Winding Glass column from SeafoodNews founder John Sackton discusses the impact the lack of cod is having on Alaskan communities as the state and council punted on any relief. John writes: “The rubber has hit the road as far as global warming in Alaska is concerned. Cod, one of the state’s major and iconic fisheries, has collapsed to such an extent that directed fishing is banned in the Gulf of Alaska. Think of no salmon returns to Bristol Bay. Or a shutdown of pollock for the A season in the Bering sea. This is the kind of seismic impact the changes in climate in have wrought with cod...”
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