Supply chain issues have plagued the world economy since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and a shortage of refrigerated trailers and containers, often called reefers, further complicates the situation.
Chawarski has nearly a decade of experience in fisheries science.
For the first time in over two decades, the Alaska region of NOAA Fisheries gets a new top administrator.
Blockchain is one of today’s most cutting-edge technologies—and it is changing the way the world does business.
Alaska’s fishing industry is facing ongoing challenges that have been compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Like Alaska’s oil industry, Alaska’s seafood industry supply chain moves most of the state’s seafood out of state as an unrefined product, creating a persistent challenge for fishing communities that seek to keep more value and more Alaska fisheries jobs in state.
Dramatic increases in post-harvest chilling practices, coupled with innovative marketing tactics led by the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association are proving successful for both the fishing fleet in Bristol Bay, and grocery retailers across the US.
The FDA has approved a request of AquaBounty Technologies to produce genetically modified salmon within the United States.
New protection measures for crab and salmon will restrict timing, depth, and locations of mining operations in Norton Sound.
Alaskans looking for summer employment have the opportunity to work in the seafood processing industry.