Ryan Peterson, Alaskanist Stories | 2015 | 6 min.

2016 Official Selection

An open-pit mining boom is underway in northwest British Columbia, Canada. The massive size and location of the mines–at the headwaters of major salmon rivers that flow across the border into Alaska–has Alaskans concerned over pollution risks posed to their multi-billion dollar fishing and tourism industries.

More info: www.salmonbeyondborders.org