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President of Costa Rica proposes Law to Reform Incopesca

Proposal includes definitive elimination of Board of Directors (San José, Costa Rica – March 31, 2014) Last March 25th, Costa Rica’s President Laura Chinchilla sent a bill to the Legislative Assembly titled “Law to modify various articles of the Law of Creation of the Costa Rican Fisheries and Aquaculture Institute N° 7384”, which proposes that the Executive ...
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Proposal includes definitive elimination of Board of Directors (San José, Costa Rica – March 31, 2014) Last March 25th, Costa Rica’s President Laura Chinchilla sent a bill to the Legislative Assembly titled “Law to modify various articles of the Law of Creation of the Costa Rican Fisheries and Aquaculture Institute…
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Shark finning trial continues this Wednesday

Businesswoman Kathy Chang Tseng in the dock (March 11, 2014 - San José, Costa Rica). This Wednesday march 12, will be held in Puntarenas the continuation of the trial against Kathy Tseng Chang for shark Finning (File N° 11-203870-431-PE). The case dates back to September 28, 2011 when the businesswoman tried to download 652 fins. According to ...
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Maike Heidemeyer Press Releases

Businesswoman Kathy Chang Tseng in the dock (March 11, 2014 – San José, Costa Rica). This Wednesday march 12, will be held in Puntarenas the continuation of the trial against Kathy Tseng Chang for shark Finning (File N° 11-203870-431-PE). The case dates back to September 28, 2011 when the businesswoman…
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Legislative Assembly´s Puntarenas Commission approves sustainable shrimp trawl bill

Legislative Assembly´s Puntarenas Commission approves sustainable shrimp trawl bill According to Pretoma, decision contradicts conditions set by Constitutional Court (San José, Costa Rica – February 20, 2014) Shrimp trawling severely impacts marine environments The Legislative Assembly´s Puntarenas Commission ruled in favor of the bill Costa Rican semi-industrial sustainable shrimp trawling law, thus expressing its desire to perpetuate shrimp ...
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Legislative Assembly´s Puntarenas Commission approves sustainable shrimp trawl bill According to Pretoma, decision contradicts conditions set by Constitutional Court (San José, Costa Rica – February 20, 2014) The Legislative Assembly´s Puntarenas Commission ruled in favor of the bill Costa Rican semi-industrial sustainable shrimp trawling law, thus expressing its desire to…
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Small-scale artisanal fishers sell high-quality fish to San José restaurant

Bejuco, Guanacaste: On December 16, small-scale artisanal fishermen and women from the Association of Coyote Port Fishers-ASPEPUCO and the Association of Bejuco Fishers -ASOBEJUCO located in the district of Bejuco brokered their first direct sale of fish to the upscale restaurant and distributor Product C located in Escazu, Costa Rica. The 70 kilogram ...
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Andy Press Releases

Bejuco, Guanacaste: On December 16, small-scale artisanal fishermen and women from the Association of Coyote Port Fishers-ASPEPUCO and the Association of Bejuco Fishers -ASOBEJUCO located in the district of Bejuco brokered their first direct sale of fish to the upscale restaurant and distributor Product C located in Escazu, Costa Rica….
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Public call for the creation of new Marine Management Area in Nandayure, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Public call for the creation of new Marine Management Area in Nandayure , Guanacaste, Costa Rica • Protection would be provided to olive ridley, hawksbill and green turtles, and would foster a sustainable spotted rose snapper fishery. • Initiative enjoys massive support on behalf of neighboring communities and citizens from the whole world. (December 9, 2013 - San ...
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Public call for the creation of new Marine Management Area in Nandayure , Guanacaste, Costa Rica • Protection would be provided to olive ridley, hawksbill and green turtles, and would foster a sustainable spotted rose snapper fishery. • Initiative enjoys massive support on behalf of neighboring communities and citizens from…
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(Español) Frente Por Nuestros Mares clama por urgente reforma de INCOPESCA

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Study ordered to value environmental damage caused by shrimp trawler “Sonia J”

Trawler caught dragging its nets in the Caletas-Arío National Wildlife Refuge (CANWR) in April of 2009.(August 7, 2013 - San José, Costa Rica). Picture of shrimp trawler 'Sonia J', taken April 17 of 2009, 19:52 hours, position 09.69162º N, 85.30670º O, illegally dragging its trawl nets in the protected waters of the Caletas-Arío National Wildlife ...
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Randall Arauz Press Releases

Trawler caught dragging its nets in the Caletas-Arío National Wildlife Refuge (CANWR) in April of 2009.(August 7, 2013 – San José, Costa Rica). The Environmental Administrative Tribune (Tribunal Ambiental Administrativo, TAA) ordered Nelson Marín, director of the Tempisque Conservation Area (Área Conservación Tempisque, ACT) to perform the corresponding study to…
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Top government officers ordered to grant the Caletas Wetland strict protection

 Previous mandates have not been implemented. (July 31, 2013 – San José, Costa Rica) Costa Rica´s Administrative Environmental Tribune (Tribunal Ambiental Administrativo, TAA) ordered an array of chief government officers to implement a series of measures to protect the endangered Caletas Wetland from further destruction.  The call on the higher ranking officers responds to the fact that ...
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Randall Arauz Press Releases

 Previous mandates have not been implemented. (July 31, 2013 – San José, Costa Rica) Costa Rica´s Administrative Environmental Tribune (Tribunal Ambiental Administrativo, TAA) ordered an array of chief government officers to implement a series of measures to protect the endangered Caletas Wetland from further destruction.  The call on the higher…
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Randall Arauz chosen as one of the “100 Guardian Angels of the Planet”

(June 10, 2013 – San José, Costa Rica)                             Last week, from June 3rd -5th, the Founding Congress of the Green Games was held in the UNESCO Building in Paris, France, where Randall Arauz was chosen as one of the “100 Guardian Angels of the Planet.”  The event took place in the framework of the Global ...
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(June 10, 2013 – San José, Costa Rica)                             Last week, from June 3rd -5th, the Founding Congress of the Green Games was held in the UNESCO Building in Paris, France, where Randall Arauz was chosen as one of the “100 Guardian Angels of the Planet.”  The event took place in…
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