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01-20-2012, 09:05 AM
News from the Atlantic Salmon Federation

Wide media interest in economic study on wild Atlantic Salmon
The release of the detailed independent study conducted by Gardner Pinfold Consulting Economists Ltd. of Halifax has made a strong impression in the media across Eastern Canada. The stories add new perspectives to these wild salmon having a value of $255 million per year and supporting nearly 4,000 full-time equivalent jobs. Read more:

New Brunswick - with impact of Miramichi salmon
http://asf.ca/news.php?id=805

Newfoundland, as reported in the Western Star
http://asf.ca/news.php?id=806

Nova Scotia, where the CBC article generated many comments
http://asf.ca/news.php?id=811

Prince Edward Island - interesting interview from the Guardian
http://asf.ca/news.php?id=809

Quebec - Examines provincial value, and Restigouche (YouTube, French)
http://asf.ca/news.php?id=807

The full economic study and other documents are available at http://asf.ca


The ATLANTIC SALMON JOURNAL (ASJ) covers the report and other bases.
The WINTER issue of the ASJ offers stories covering the world of Atlantic Salmon, and four articles are online to read. Go to: http://asf.ca/journal.php

Among these articles:
Sue Scott writes about the economic report and its importance.
http://asf.ca/articles.php?id=41

Martin Silverstone, ASJ editor, details a trip to Iceland, assisting the making of a documentary on what is happening to Atlantic salmon at sea.
http://asf.ca/articles.php?id=44

It is easy to sign up to receive the four issues each year of the ASJ. Go to:
http://asf.ca/member.php