FECOP Featured On Channel 7 – Tuna for Ticos

Facebook Twitter Shares FECOP’s Tuna for Ticos Campaign Against Illegal Fishing Featured Today on Channel 7 News Watch the Video Below to see the impact of illegal fishing first hand FECOP’s Tuna for Ticos Campaign which is aimed at stopping illegal fishing in Costa Rica was featured today on Channel 7 News Teletica. We hope you’ll watch the following clips depicting video of the impact some of these non-sustainable practices have on Costa Rica’s precious marine resources. This kind of illegal fishing is also harmful to the prosperity of local communities via jobs in the artisanal fishing and the tourism sectors. Click The Following Image to View The Video Your Voice is Important – Sign the Tuna for Ticos Petition and help put an end to illegal, non-sustainable fishing practices – Make an Impact! Dear representatives, Presidency of the Republic, Legislative Assembly Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, National Institute of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Ministry of Environment and Energy, Vice Ministry of Water and Seas, National Coast Guard Service, The situation of illegal fishing that is happening in our country is a serious problem that affects our marine resources, the national economy and that of our communities. It is for this reason that through this petition we request better controls and effective surveillance for foreign tuna fleets. Better penalization mechanisms for those who break the law of our country and exploit our resources indiscriminately. As well as support and prioritization for national fleets in the consolidation of sustainable tuna fishing in … Continue reading FECOP Featured On Channel 7 – Tuna for Ticos