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Costa Rica’s Fishing Institute Wants to Grant Trawling Permits, Activity That Is Forbidden Since 2013
November 23, 2017Costa Rica
Yet, controversy raised this week when it came to light that the Board of Directors of the Costa Rican Fisheries and Aquaculture Institute ( Incopesca) had reached an agreement to grant trawling permits once again, disregarding the clear prohibition established by law.
March 15, 2017Costa Rica
The figure is part of the research for a new book called “Characteristics of Tuna Fishing in Costa Rica” that researchers presented at a press conference on Wednesday.
The commercial value of tuna here is of some $62 million per year. Of this total, Costa Rica receives only $904,000 in licensing fees, the report states.
February 18, 2017Costa Rica
On Friday morning, social media messages from locals near Manzanillo, Puntarenas showed an overturned crocodile, apparently dead, in the gulf. Just two days prior, the community was shocked by the appearance of thousands of dead sardines that drifted onto a two-kilometer stretch of coast.
February 16, 2017Costa Rica
Preliminary online reports from various agencies including marine conservation group Fundación MarViva say that the washed-up hordes of fish were seen for a few kilometers.
January 16, 2017Costa Rica
Almost half the planet is covered by the high, or open seas, the waters found beyond countries’ territorial limits.
Despite their abundance, these vast areas have no legal regulatory framework for the conservation of important marine species, said MarViva.
October 3, 2016Costa Rica
The analogy might not be perfect, but then again, Juan Carlos Martí only slept one hour during the two days in which he and his team came up with the name and, more importantly, the idea, which won last weekend’s Fishackathon in Costa Rica.
September 30, 2016Costa Rica
It’s the third annual Fishackathon, an event hosted worldwide by the U.S. Department of State, this year to coincide with Earth Day. The local organizers are the U.S.
August 2, 2016Costa Rica
At the center of Guanacaste’s water battles is the Tempisque River — Costa Rica’s third longest — along with its tributaries and the underground aquifers that both feed it and take from it to replenish their stores.