Costa Rica Government Vows To No Longer Support International Shark Protections
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Tico Times] Lindsay Fendt - October 14, 2015
Environmental groups are outraged by new agreements between the Costa Rican government and the fishing industry which they say will roll back protections for endangered and threatened shark species.
The government says the new measures will guarantee that local fishermen can make a living.
According to a letter outlining the agreements, sent by Presidency Minister Sergio Alfaro to Costa Rican conservation groups, the government will no longer “propose or support” international protections for shark species considered of ...
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