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Andrés Javier Camacho: Open Line

2019 was another banner year for commercial salmon fishermen in Alaska's Bristol Bay. But the abundance of fish is deceptive. For Melanie Brown, a Yup'ik fisherwoman, this is her 40th year commercial fishing in Bristol Bay. While she teaches her son how to fish for salmon, the local radio station’s daily call-in program reveals an impassioned debate over a proposed open-pit copper mine and possible futures for Bristol Bay.
[Headphones recommended].