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Jewelers Value Wildlife Over Gold

2/24/2011 // By Jim Adams

Two foreign corporations propose building the largest gold and copper mine in North America (ironically named the Pebble Mine) in the headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska. Recognizing that a mine in this fantastic area is likely to spell doom for […] Read more >

Alaskan Natives Brave the Cold to Protest the Pebble Mine

Alaska Natives Speak Out Against Pebble Mine

1/5/2011 // By Nic Callero

While visiting Anchorage I had the pleasure to join in solidarity with Alaska natives to voice my opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine – a proposal is to build one of the world’s largest gold and copper mines entrenched at the headwaters of Bristol Bay’s unparalleled wild salmon fishery. Read more >

Sockeye Salmon by Dan Bennett

Big Mining Exploits Clean Water Act Loopholes

12/17/2010 // By NWF

The Pebble Limited Partnership is proposing to build North America’s largest open pit mine in the pristine headwaters of Bristol Bay — the source of the greatest runs of wild sockeye salmon left on earth. Read more >