Costa Rica marine conservation
The president of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, announced Monday in Glasgow the expansion of the marine reserve of the Galapagos Islands, considered a natural treasure,...
Topics will also include preventing pandemics such as COVID-19, which jumped from the animal world to man.
The summit will also launch the High Ambition Coalition -- a group of 45 countries led by Costa Rica, France and Britain.
Several countries -- including France and Costa Rica -- planned to launch the Coalition of Great Ambition for Nature and People, with the goal of protecting 30% of the Earth's natural spaces by 2030.
The distinction highlights the world's best protected places in the ocean and the people who care about them.
Cocos Island is located 532 km from Cabo Blanco, Puntarenas.
Costa Rica generates 4,000 tons of waste every day. Of these, 11 percent are plastics that end up in the sea, including 1.5 million plastic bottles.
Costa Rica receives some $19 for each metric ton of tuna that can later reach a market price of some $2,000.
ICE officials expect algae to begin adhering to the structures so that coral, polyps, fish and other marine species begin reproducing.