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Atlantic Salmon Federation News

Atlantic Salmon Federation News
Monday, March 26, 2012

Media Leaks Indicate Canada Poised to Gut Fisheries Act
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Removal of habitat provisions from the Fisheries Act would jeopardize protection of wild Atlantic salmon. Read more about this.
http://asf.ca/news.php?id=857

A PETITION to keep habitat protection intact is online, and we ask anyone concerned to sign on for the protection that all watersheds and marine areas need.
http://asf.ca/news.php?id=852

600+ Scientists Write Canada’s Prime Minister on Habitat Protection

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More than 600 scientists have written Stephen Harper to demand habitat protection be maintained in the Fisheries Act.
http://asf.ca/news.php?id=855

EIGHT More Charges for Cooke Aquaculture
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Recently Cooke Aquaculture was back in court. Eight new charges were brought related to alleged use of illegal pesticides.
http://asf.ca/news.php?id=853

Sue Scott on the Perils of Salmon Aquaculture
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In a piece published in the Huffington Post, ASF’s Vice President of Communications Sue Scott explains the need to rethink the present open sea cage approach to aquaculture. Read more: http://asf.ca/news.php?id=849

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