Breaking Point in the Bering Sea

Alaska Pollock: Feeding Fish-Stick Nation

Alaska Pollock: Feeding Fish-Stick Nation No place off America’s coasts produces as much fish as the Bering Sea. And no fish is more plentiful in America’s harvests than the Alaska pollock. Pollock is deep-fried and sold as “Fillet-O-Fish” sandwiches at McDonald’s or frozen fish sticks. It is minced into a bland white substance and sold …

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Wildlife declines in the “ Galapagos of the North”

Wildlife declines in the “ Galapagos of the North” The Bering Sea, with its abundant marine mammal, fish and seabird species, has been compared to waters off the Galapagos Islands for its natural wealth as well as its fragility. Over the last half century, the U.S., Russia and Japan have transformed the Bering Sea into …

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