Counting Herring

Herring were one of many species greatly affected by the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989, and now one of the only ones that have not yet recovered. The cause still remains a mystery.

One of many videos from the Cordova, Alaska climate change journalism project with the University of Oregon and Prince William Sound Science Center. This highlights fish populations in Prince William Sound and how central fish–even herring–are to the livelihood and culture of this small Alaskan town.