18 May '11, 8pm

Sea Shepherd Galapagos Launches Environmental law Manual - #seashepherd #galapagos

Sea Shepherd Galapagos Launches Environmental law Manual - #seashepherd #galapagos

Sea Shepherd Galapagos Launches Environmental law Manual With the support of the Ecuadorian Ministry of Justice, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Galapagos has officially launched an environmental law manual titled: Manual on the Application of Criminal Environmental law as a Tool for the Protection of the Natural Areas in the Galapagos . Authorities from all sectors received a copy of this historic document at a presentation on May 13, 2011. The manual analyzes the importance of the natural areas of the Galapagos, which benefit from international recognition and the protection of Ecuadorian authorities. Its protection goes back to 1936, when the Galapagos were named the first National Park in Ecuador. Then in 1978, the Galapagos became the world’s first UNESCO Natural Heritage Site and 20 years later, the first Marine Reserve in Ecuador. Since 2005, the Galapagos have be...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/news-110518-1.html

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