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Hammerhead shark study shows importance of migratory routes to ensure the protection of endangered marine species of extinction

San José, Costa Rica (March 18, 2019) –   The study “Movements of hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) in Isla del Coco, Costa Rica and between oceanic islands in the Tropical Eastern Pacific ”, was published in PLOS One, an open content scientific journal created by the Public Library of Science (PLOS) in 2006. This multi-institutional […]

Impact of the Foreign Fishing Fleet on the Marine Resources of the Galapagos Marine Reserve

(August 24, 2020) Ecuador. In recent weeks, the national and international press have highlighted the presence of fishing fleets operating in international waters near the limits of the Galapagos Marine Reserve (RMG), a site recognized by UNESCO as a Natural Heritage of Humanity and by the CBD as an area of ​​ecological importance. According to […]

Organizations make an urgent call for the expansion of the Galapagos Marine Reserve

    PRESS RELEASE   Lenin Moreno – President of the Republic of EcuadorCésar Litardo – President of the National Assembly of EcuadorAlberto Zambrano – President of the Commission on Biodiversity and Natural ResourcesTo the authorities of the Republic of Ecuador:   The here signers, citizens, researchers, professors, members of organizations, groups and collectives, address […]