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Atlantic Salmon Federation News
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

ASF's Bill Taylor on YouTube
ASF's President Bill Taylor offers a perspective on the significant economic value of wild Atlantic salmon on video.

More than Fifty organizations call for NS Aquaculture Moratorium
More than 50 businesses, conservation organizations and economic development organizations are supporting a letter to Nova Scotia's premier calling for a moratorium on aquaculture expansion. Impacts on fisheries, tourism and wild Atlantic salmon mentioned. Read more.

CBC provided views on the proposed moratorium as it related to the ongoing issue of ISA in Shelburne Harbour aquaculture cages.

ISA Confirmed by Canadian Food Inspection Agency
An outbreak of ISA, highly contagious in Atlantic salmon, has been confirmed by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency in aquaculture cages in southern Nova Scotia.

Passion Called Salmon DVD
A sense of glorious salmon rivers comes through a new 110-min. DVD entitled Passion Called Salmon. This DVD is available through ASF, and follows Sasha Savic on salmon rivers including the Cascapedia, Alta, and Russia's Yokanga. Thanks to the producer, all sales through ASF go directly to supporting ASF's conservation projects. One thing - for simplest, cheapest Canada Post shipping, order through the phone number listed at the item's store page. Otherwise a glitch in the online ordering sends it Fedex at higher cost.
Look for the DVD on ASF's front page. A trailer on YouTube can be reached through the links as well:
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