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Montevideo, January 19th 2019 - 08:29 UTC

Tag: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

  • Monday, December 17th 2018 - 08:09 UTC

    Argentina creates two marine protected areas in the South Atlantic

    Namuncurá-Burdwood Bank II Marine National Park is located in the South Atlantic and Yaganes Marine National Park lies off the southern tip of Argentina

    Argentina has officially created two large marine protected areas: the Yaganes Marine National Park, lying off of the country’s southern tip, and the Namuncurá-Burdwood Bank II Marine National Park in the South Atlantic. Together, the two parks cover a total area of about 98,000 square kilometres.

  • Tuesday, July 31st 2018 - 06:52 UTC

    UK embassy in Guatemala holds forum on Illegal Wildlife Trade

    British Ambassador to Guatemala, Carolyn Davidson, welcomed the forum on the latest strategies to tackle IWT and lessons learnt from previous experiences

    The British Embassy in Guatemala hosted a forum bringing together local partners in the fight against the Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT). Over the past decade, IWT has become a serious criminal industry fuelled by corruption, which has damaged economic growth and sustainable development, undermined good governance and the rule of law across the world, including here in Guatemala.