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Date: Mon, 22 Mar 1999 10:38:45 -0800
From: Sarah Riecken <sarah at worldfish_org>
To: nfc at actwin_com
Subject: 1998 Fish Genetic Conservation Proceedings Available

World Fisheries Trust is announcing the publication of "Action before
extinction: an international conference on conservation of fish genetic

Action Before Extinction was a conference held by World Fisheries Trust in
Vancouver, BC, Canada in February 1998. 22 papers were presented by
academic researchers involved in the conservation of fish genetic
diversity. They cover topics of international genetic conservation
rationale and efforts for freshwater and salterwater species in Finland,
Russia, The Ukraine, India, Brazil, Colombia, Canada, Norway, Scotland and
other countries. As well, a plant genetic resources paper lends perspective
to the topic of the development of fish genetic conservation policy. 

Action Before Extinction includes all 22 papers as well as an introduction
by Dr. Brian Harvey, Director World Fisheries Trust, and The Honourable
John Fraser, Ambassador for the Environment (Canada), in paperback (259
pages). It is available from the World Fisheries Trust office for
CAN$35.00. Payment is accepted by major credit card, cheque or money order.
Shipping fees are additional.

Please contact Sarah Riecken (sarah at worldfish_org) if you would like to
order a copy of Action Before Extinction for a library or educational

World Fisheries Trust
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