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: Canada Fisheries Act Changes Would Impact Salmon - and other news


salmonthink
03-27-2012, 10:53 AM
Atlantic Salmon Federation News
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Media Leaks Indicate Canada Poised to Gut Fisheries Act
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*
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
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
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