Congress should take a firm step against illegal fishing, says MarViva
Vessel performing illegal fishing activities. (Photo: US Coast Guard)(Photo Credit: U.S. Coast Guard)
In recent years the Colombian government, together with NGOs, have expressed concern over illegal fishing but much remains to be done, says Fundacion MarViva.
Laura Jaramillo, coordinator of Political Incidence of this non-governmental organization, working in Colombia, Costa Rica and Panama for the conservation of marine and coastal resources, argues that to understand the vulnerability and risk of fishery resources of Colombia, it is necessary to go back to 1991.
That year marks the time when the law governing fishing activity was devised, which does not include illegal fishing as an activity but it only prohibits certain behaviors and fishing gear without taking efficient measures against this undesirable practice.
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