Costa Rica prepares to export more than 10 tons of hammerhead shark fins

22 international NGOs and 12,000 individuals from around the world express their concern February 19, 2018 – San José, Costa Rica Ten tons of hammerhead shark fins, accumulating in Inversiones Cruz S.A.’s warehouses since March 1, 2015 when the government issued an...

Help us protect sharks and sea turtles in 2018

Dear CREMA supporters, It's my pleasure to let you in on some great news.  The Sandler Foundation, a passionate supporter of CREMA's shark and sea turtle conservation efforts is matching dollar for dollar new donor contributions and contributions from existing donors...

Constitutional Chamber receives recourse against INCOPESCA for renewal of licenses for shrimp trawling

Constitutional Chamber receives recourse against INCOPESCA for renewal of licenses for shrimp trawling The appeal was accepted by the Constitutional Chamber as a new matter. The Resource was presented by Randall Arauz and Jorge Jimenez, on December 7, 2017.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR PROJECT COORDINATORS, SEA TURTLE NESTING SEASON 2024-2025

Join our team of Project Coordinators! in any of our sea turtle’s nesting sites south of the Nicoya peninsula in Costa Rica!

CITES recommends halting shark product exports from Ecuador

CITES recommends halting shark product exports from Ecuador

Bill to ban the fishing of endangered shark goes back to the Plenary after Environmental Commission’s Approval

The Environment Committee of Costa Rica supported to send back to the Plenary the bill that seeks to protect endangered shark species.

Is Costa Rica really taking effective measures to protect its seas?

Is Costa Rica really taking effective measures to protect its seas and swimway?

Costa Rica received positive certification for taking actions to remedy IUU fishing activities.

NOAA released today its 2023 Report to Congress on Improving International Fisheries Management, in which Costa Rica received a positive certification for taking actions against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing, for which it was identified in 2021.

Bill that would have protected sharks in Costa Rica shot down.

During a Plenary meeting today, the Costa Rican congress voted to return the bill that would have protected threatened shark species from over fishing and extinction

Diputados de Puntarenas pretenden devolver propuesta de ley para proteger tiburones amenazados a la Comisión de Ambiente.

Diputados de Puntarenas quieren devolver proyecto de ley para proteger tiburones a la Comisión de Asuntos Ambientales de la AL.

COSTA RICA ACCUSED OF INTERNATIONAL AND U.S. FISHING VIOLATIONS

A call for U.S. Port Access and Import Restrictions to Protect Endangered Sharks and Billfish...

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