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Science  27 Sep 2019:
Vol. 365, Issue 6460, pp. 1366-1371
DOI: 10.1126/science.365.6460.1366

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Daniel Schindler, a freshwater ecologist at the University of Washington in Seattle, is at the center of a political fight over the fate of the world's largest sockeye salmon run and what could be the world's largest gold mine. Schindler's groundbreaking work studying the salmon of Bristol Bay in Alaska is frequently cited by opponents of the proposed Pebble Mine. He has also been outspoken in raising concerns about the impact of mining in this vast and largely untouched ecosystem.

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