Alex Testere

The Cockamamie, So-Crazy-it-Just-Might-Work Scheme to Save Alaska’s Excellent Salmon From Itself

Bristol Bay’s sockeye salmon is a national treasure: delicious, plentiful, and shockingly sustainable. The problem: Fishermen are too good at catching it, and what can’t get sold fresh winds up in cans no one wants to buy. But if a new plan succeeds to make canned salmon more appealing, it just might rescue an industry threatened by its own wild success