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

Opinion: Galapagos Rights

12 August 2021Irene Torresirene@octaedro.orgOpinion for El Universo In virtue of the Ecuadorian judicial limbo - which does not confound and almost does not offend - that the ombudsman has named its replacement from jail. The worrying thing is that Zaida Rovira has not been slow to use her functions to remove the provincial delegate in … Continue reading Opinion: Galapagos Rights

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”

Explained: The high seas, EEZs and the Galapagos Marine Reserve

📚 High Seas, EEZs and the Marine Reserve With SO many acronyms, it can be hard to keep up! Read more to learn about the different ocean areas and who can fish where 🎣 ➡️ High Seas High seas are open territory far from any shoreline or national jurisdiction, making them hard to monitor. Every country, whether coastal … Continue reading Explained: The high seas, EEZs and the Galapagos Marine Reserve

WTO pursues agreement on fishing subsidies after 20 years of debate

The three countries that fish the most in the world are China, Peru and Indonesia, considered developing economies, while Russia is in fourth place. EFE AgencyUpdated on 07/14/2021 12:29 pm (Photo: AFP) Representatives of the 164 members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) begin tomorrow (Wednesday) in a meeting at the ministerial level to study … Continue reading WTO pursues agreement on fishing subsidies after 20 years of debate

US$2.6 billion global trade in shark and ray meat revealed. Better rules and transparency needed to fight overexploitation

Press Release13 July 2021 (13 July 2021) More than 200 countries and territories are importing and exporting shark and ray meat for a global trade that was valued at US$2.6 billion between 2012 and 2019, with Spain being the world’s top exporter, Italy the top importer and the EU accounting for over 20% of the … Continue reading US$2.6 billion global trade in shark and ray meat revealed. Better rules and transparency needed to fight overexploitation