George Pletnikoff is Greenpeace USA's Alaska Office Oceans Campaigner and a native of the Unungan communities on the Pribilof Islands.
In the northernmost reaches of the United States, in this case, Alaska, the federal government and oil companies are deciding how to extract publicly-owned oil and gas reserves, ...On November 18, 2013 / By George Pletnikoff
On a bright sunny fall afternoon, on the steps of St. Innocent of Irkutsk Cathedral in Anchorage Alaska, assembly members, priests and delegates from the church gathered to ...On October 21, 2013 / By George Pletnikoff
On February 5 in Portland, Oregon the fishery honchos holding the fate of the Bering Sea canyons in their hands will get their first look at the scientific ...On February 4, 2013 / By George Pletnikoff
Looking at news tapes and pictures of Shell’s beached rig, the Kulluk, is an amazing sight. The Kulluk is now off the beach and in the middle of ...On January 9, 2013 / By George Pletnikoff
For thousands of years, the Aleut People have survived on the bounty of the Bering Sea. By some standards, archaeologists have agreed that the Aleuts are perhaps a ...On October 16, 2012 / By George Pletnikoff
The Steller Sea Lion (SSL) of the North Pacific have been in danger of extinction, depletion or as a threatened species for a long time. As Unangan people ...On October 12, 2010 / By George Pletnikoff