In a letter published as a full-page ad in Spanish-language daily La Nación on Monday, conservation group Sharkproject International announced the nomination of President Luis Guillermo Solís for the 2016 Shark Enemy of the Year award.
One normal migration for turtles, one giant discovery for humankind. With his 14-day journey from the waters of Costa Rica’s Cocos Island National Park to the Galapagos Marine Reserve in Ecuador, “Sanjay,” an endangered green sea turtle, established the first direct migration link between the two protected areas.
Long-awaited changes could be coming to the country's fishing regulatory agency, Incopesca. President Laura Chinchilla sent a bill to the Legislative Assembly last week that, if passed, would eliminate Incopesca's controversial board of directors.