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Greenpeace headed to Juneau to urge protection of 'Grand Canyons of the Sea'

...Bering Sea is home to one of the most remarkable places in the world, 'the Grand Canyons of the Sea,'" Greenpeace Oceans Campaigner Jackie Dragon said. "Tragically, this ecosystem is under threat from industrial fishing fleets that carve up the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-06/greenpeace-headed-juneau-urge-protectio
Local | Outdoors
Fisheries Council 'kicks the can' on Bering Sea conservation

...recover."We do not know the full effect of commercial fishing on the environment," said Jackie Dragon, senior oceans campaigner for Greenpeace, the organization that led the charge for action with more than 100,000 submitted testimonies for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-11/fisheries-council-kicks-can-bering-scon
State
Aboard thermal airship, Greenpeace takes to the sky

...important for people to know what's at stake as we fish through these canyons," Jackie Dragon, a Greenpeace Senior Oceans Campaigner, said in an interview at the airship launch site Saturday. "People need to know what the ecological price of that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-11/aboard-thermal-airship-greenpeace-takes
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Navy gives itself clearance to sink 2 ships a year in the Gulf of Alaska for training

...in the Gulf of Alaska over the next five years to give pilots and gunners authentic targets for their sights. But ocean campaigners say that even decommissioned, stripped-out ships, like the ones the Navy will use as targets, contain residual...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-07-26/navy-gives-itself-clearance-sink-2-ship
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Arctic drill ships leave for Alaska

...This is now one of the defining environmental battles of our age," said Jackie Dragon, Greenpeace's senior oceans campaigner, in a statement issued from on board the Esperanza.The 72-meter ice class vessel is traveling with scientists...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-28/arctic-drill-ships-leave-alaska
State
Pollock harvest lowest in 32 years

...council. "The pollock stock is a climate hiccup away from being in serious trouble." George Pletnikoff, senior oceans campaigner for Greenpeace in Anchorage, called for substantial reductions in the allowable catch, suspension of the roe fishery...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122009/sta_537591029.shtml
My turn: Different approach needed for fisheries management

...sacrificed. George Pletnikoff is Unangan (Aleut) from the Pribilof Islands and now works with Greenpeace as the Alaska oceans campaigner. Contact him at george.pletnikoff@greenpeace.org.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081108/opi_317297024.shtml
My turn: Fishing councils must be held accountable

...not the industry. George Pletnikoff is Unangan from the Pribilof Islands. He works for Greenpeace as the Alaska Oceans Campaigner. He can be reached at george.pletnikoff@greenpeace.org.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091508/opi_332515369.shtml
Greenpeace airs TV ad targeting pollock fishery

...next week. The catch limit needs to be reduced to 500,000 metric tons at most, said George Pletnikoff, Alaska ocean campaigner for Greenpeace and a former commercial fisherman. Pletnikoff said the model government scientists rely on to determine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120308/sta_363099830.shtml
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