Environment/Science Climate Extreme Intensifies Conflict Between People and Whales New research aims to find win-win solutions to reduce whale entanglements in the West Coast Dungeness crab fishery. NOAA Fisheries - November 29, 2021 New research looks at how a climate extreme intensifies tensions between ocean life and people, and what can be done about it. The study was recently published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/feature-story/climate-extreme-intensifies-conflict-between-people-and-whales The U.S. Has a Leading Role to Play in Reducing Ocean Plastic The Conversation by Matthew Savoca, Anna Robuck and Lauren Kashiwabara - December 5, 2021 Plastic waste of all shapes and sizes permeates the world’s oceans. It shows up on beaches, in fish and even in Arctic sea ice. And a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine makes clear that the U.S. is a big part of the problem. https://www.maritime-executive.com/editorials/the-u-s-has-a-leading-role-to-play-in-reducing-ocean-plastic FYI’s Vacuum-packed Bristol Bay sockeye is prizewinner Cordova Times - December 3, 2021 Alaskan Leader took top honors in the new Bristol Bay Choice category at the 2021 Alaska Symphony of Seafoods competition with an eight-ounce vacuum packed Bristol Bay sockeye salmon sourced from Trident Seafoods. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2021/12/03/vacuum-packed-bristol-bay-sockeye-is-prizewinner/ It’s official; Tustumena set to be replaced in 2027 KMXT by Dylan Simard - December 6, 2021 It’s official; the Tustumena is finally being replaced. The over-$200 million project was announced by Governor Dunleavy during a Saturday visit to Kodiak. https://kmxt.org/2021/12/its-official-tustumena-set-to-be-replaced-in-2027/ Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.pspafish.net Our office days/hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, any copyrighted work in this message is distributed under fair use without profit or payment to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving this information for non-profit research and educational purposes only. *Inclusion of a news article, report, or other document in this email does not imply PSPA support or endorsement of the information or opinion expressed in the document.