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New study: Costa Rica is giving away its fishing wealth
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New study: Costa Rica is giving away its fishing wealth

L. Arias - March 15, 2017

Costa Rica's laws allow international fleets to capture 95 percent of the tuna caught within Costa Rican waters, researchers from the National University (UNA) and the non-government…

Pavones: Fowlie, squatters, tuna farm and surfers collide in disturbing new book
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Pavones: Fowlie, squatters, tuna farm and surfers collide in disturbing new book

The Tico Times - February 18, 2016

[caption id="attachment_88190" align="aligncenter" width="409"] (Courtesy of the author)[/caption] In 1974, a California surfer and businessman named Danny Fowlie tracked down one of the world’s greatest left surf…

Tuna company, fishermen and environmental groups squabble over unpublished fishing decree
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Tuna company, fishermen and environmental groups squabble over unpublished fishing decree

The Tico Times - June 10, 2014

Expected restrictions on industrial tuna fishing have been stalled pending the publication of a decree signed by former President Laura Chinchilla (2010-2014). Though Chinchilla signed the decree,…

Costa Rica reels in tuna fishermen with tighter regulations
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Costa Rica reels in tuna fishermen with tighter regulations

The Tico Times - February 17, 2014

President Laura Chinchilla announced new, stricter tuna fishing rules during her opening remarks at the Fourth Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop in Playa Herradura, on Costa Rica's…

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