|07-20-2011 02:03 PM|
Salmon Count Updates - and other news from ASF
NEWS FROM THE ATLANTIC SALMON FEDERATION - JULY 20, 2011
ASF RIVER NOTES has the latest update on Atlantic salmon RETURNS
The latest salmon counts are in. While temperatures are rising, the salmon numbers continue to astonish and deserve one's attention.
The Legal Appeal to the Nova Scotia Supreme Court by the Atlantic Salmon Federation and community groups regarding a proposed salmon farm in St. Mary's Bay has generated interest beyond that province, as it raises issues of the impacts of aquaculture and the rights of the community in the decision process. Read more:
After a month online, the results are in for a CBC Poll on aquaculture cages in southwest Nova Scotia, and more than 1,300 responded.
Three poaching cases highlight the impact on Atlantic salmon of illegal activity in the province.
Researchers have now raised another concern about GM salmon - the males could breed in the wild.