Costa Rica Coastguard Discovers Illegal Fishing Activities Thanks to new Partnership
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - February 27, 2018
Costa Rica’s Coastguard has partnered with Conservation International to evaluate the movement and activity of vessels that navigate and use the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone. The partnership, which has the support of OceanMind, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the sustainability of global fishing, has unearthed 26 illegal activities of boats.
“Illegal fishing causes a loss of natural resources that will otherwise benefit national fishers and the country’s economy,” Marco Quesada, Director of Conservation International – Costa Rica, said in a press release ...
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