Congresswoman Paola Vega says sharks are not a commercial species As already stated by Court I, a change in regulations, such as stripping the Ministry of Environment and Energy of its CITES authority over shark species threatened with extinction in order to hand it...
This measure is promoted by INCOPESCA via a decree The initiative of the fishing sector to continue with the exploitation and trade of hammerhead sharks is agreed by INCOPESCA, which considers that sharks are not wildlife, but commercial species. However, the Minister...
They try TRY to revive annuled decree allowing marketing of Hammerhead Sharks
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First Chamber annuls Decree allowing the exportation of hammerhead shark fins Pronouncement seeks to avoid over-exploitation of species declared in critical danger of extinction and to restrict international trade in respect to Cites Convention. See news following the...
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As the saying goes: “every cloud has its silver lining.” Despite the global health emergency due to COVID-19, CREMA ‘s small working team continues in the battle to record and ensure to be present at our beaches to protect and conserve the nesting populations of sea turtles in the south of the Nicoya Peninsula.
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Hammerhead sharks are Critically Endangered, and Costa Rica lands 10,000 specimens per year, with the joint blessing of the Costa Rican Fisheries Institute INCOPESCA the Inter American Tropical Tuna Commission IATTC and the Central American Regional Fisheries Body Sica Ospesca.