Lying just north of Lake Iliamna and Lake Clark in southwest Alaska is Bristol Bay. It is home to half the world's sockeye salmon. Below the marsh and shrub of the bay lies another kind of wealth, ore, several kinds of ore, including gold.
Social media activist group Fins and Fluke has joined with the EPA, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Hollywood star Robert Redford, to oppose the massive Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska.
Barack Obama and Fairbanks, Alaska Mayor Jim Whitaker have one thing in common: they oppose Proposition 4 which would ban large metal mines from discharging large amounts of toxic chemicals into salmon streams and drinking water supplies.