Conservation Community Calls for Expanding the Galapagos and Cocos Marine Reserves

10 Sep 2021Emily Heber Island Conservation, Mission Blue, Turtle Island Restoration Network, along with more than 10,000 scientists and 150 organizations compel the presidents of Ecuador and Costa Rica to expand the countries marine reserves, in an open letter published in the New York Times. The Galapagos Archipelago in Ecuador and Cocos Island, Costa Rica … Continue reading Conservation Community Calls for Expanding the Galapagos and Cocos Marine Reserves

Anuncio en el  ‘New York Times’ insta a los presidentes de Costa Rica y Ecuador a proteger a los tiburones y tortugas marinas en peligro de extinción mediante la creación de la Migravía Coco-Galápagos

Para publicación inmediata, 10 de septiembre de 2021Contacto: Mariano Castro, Turtle Island Restoration Network, mcastro@seaturtles.org WASHINGTON — Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) publicó hoy una página completa en The New York Times en el que se pide a los presidentes de Costa Rica y Ecuador que protejan las especies marinas migratorias mediante la creación de la Migravía … Continue reading Anuncio en el  ‘New York Times’ insta a los presidentes de Costa Rica y Ecuador a proteger a los tiburones y tortugas marinas en peligro de extinción mediante la creación de la Migravía Coco-Galápagos

‘New York Times’ Ad Urges Costa Rica and Ecuador Presidents to Protect Endangered Sharks and Sea Turtles by Creating the Cocos-Galapagos Swimway

For Immediate Release, September 10, 2021Contact: Mariano Castro, Turtle Island Restoration Network, mcastro@seaturtles.org  ‘New York Times’ Ad Urges Costa Rica and Ecuador Presidents to Protect Endangered Sharks and Sea Turtles by Creating the Cocos-Galapagos Swimway WASHINGTON—Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) placed a full-page ad in The New York Times today, calling on the presidents of Costa Rica and Ecuador to … Continue reading ‘New York Times’ Ad Urges Costa Rica and Ecuador Presidents to Protect Endangered Sharks and Sea Turtles by Creating the Cocos-Galapagos Swimway

Ecuador eyes new Galapagos marine reserve to limit commercial fishing

7 September 2021Alexandra Valencia and Brian Ellsworth An Ecuadorian navy aircraft is preparing to land in San Cristobal after a fishing fleet of mostly Chinese-flagged ships was detected in an international corridor that borders the Galapagos Islands' exclusive economic zone, in San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Santiago Arcos QUITO, Sept 7 (Reuters) … Continue reading Ecuador eyes new Galapagos marine reserve to limit commercial fishing

Illegal shark fishing study shows widespread catch of threatened Galapagos species

2 September 2021Enzo M. R. Reyes.Conservation Biology, Massey University The Fu Yuan Yu Leng 999′s catch of a dozen different species of sharks is a sign that endangered species need better protection View of the Chinese-flagged ship confiscated by the Ecuadorean Navy in the waters of the Galapagos marine reserve, on August 25, 2017. The … Continue reading Illegal shark fishing study shows widespread catch of threatened Galapagos species

Ecuadorian Navy Monitors Fishing Fleet Approaching Galápagos

The Ecuadorian Navy mobilized an air and naval fleet to carry out surveillance and control operations near the Galápagos Marine Reserve, due to the presence of an international fishing fleet near its EEZ, in early July 2021. (Photo: Ecuadorian Armed Forces’ Joint Command) By Juan Delgado/DiálogoAugust 05, 2021 The Ecuadorian Navy mobilized an air and … Continue reading Ecuadorian Navy Monitors Fishing Fleet Approaching Galápagos

Ecuador calls an end to sea cucumber season in Galapagos

4 August 2021 Quito, Aug 4 (EFE).- The directorate of Ecuador’s Galapagos National Park (DPNG) announced Wednesday the end of the first sea cucumber fishing season in the waters of the Pacific archipelago since 2014 because the catch has reached the limit. Considered a delicacy in some Asian countries, the sea cucumber is part of … Continue reading Ecuador calls an end to sea cucumber season in Galapagos

ISLAS GALÁPAGOS: EXAMEN DEL ESTADO DE CONSERVACIÓN

ISLAS GALÁPAGOS: EXAMEN DEL ESTADO DE CONSERVACIÓN 44 ° período de sesiones del Comité del Patrimonio Mundial HISTORIA DE UN VISTAZO Año de inscripción en la Lista del Patrimonio Mundial: 1978Año (s) de inscripción en la Lista del Patrimonio Mundial en Peligro: 2007-2010Factores que afectan el estado de conservación identificados en informes anteriores >> FACTORES … Continue reading ISLAS GALÁPAGOS: EXAMEN DEL ESTADO DE CONSERVACIÓN

World Heritage Committee Update on State of Conservation of the Galapagos Islands

https://www.instagram.com/p/CR2o-y5LRwt/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Extended 44th session of the World Heritage CommitteeFuzhou (China) | 16-31 July 2021 Examination of the State of conservation of World Heritage properties inscribed on the World Heritage List 113.Galapagos Islands (Ecuador) (N1bis) Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1978 Criteria (vii)(viii)(ix)(x) Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in … Continue reading World Heritage Committee Update on State of Conservation of the Galapagos Islands

Sharks: “Ravaged by fishing and lack of information”

A WWF study says that between 2012 and 2019, $1.5 billion was generated from the global shark fin trade. There are no specific figures on Ecuador but it is known that its capture and commercialization continues illegally. What is the country doing to protect the shark? Mayuri Castro · July 26, 2021 Hammerhead sharks. Photograph taken from the WWF … Continue reading Sharks: “Ravaged by fishing and lack of information”