Shark Conservation policies are now in the worst hands
Nueva Área de Manejo Costero garantiza una mejor protección y uso responsable de los recursos.
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Effectiveness of hammerhead conservation measure questioned: click here to read the EcoAmericas article...
FAO marine protected area report includes Costa Rican case study Multiple government institution "rivalry" to improve country's small-scale fisheries hinders effective management (San José, Costa Rica - February 22, 2017) On February 20, the Food and Agriculture...
New film related to Jacques Cousteau ocean adventures
5 Hammerhead sharks tagged during the Fins Attached expedition to Cocos Island with Dr. Sylvia Earl and Mission Blue
Joint expedition with Fins Attached, Mission Blue and CREMA-Costa Rica.
Government caves under the interests and threats of shark fishers INCOPESCA will be responsible for deciding if the export of hammerhead sharks and other endangered species considered of fisheries interest should be allowed or not. INCOPESCA itself will determine if a...
Exporters await approval from SINAC on February 22 to begin shipments.
As of March 1, 2015 hammerhead fin exports are banned (January 26, 2017 – San José, Costa Rica) Shark fins ready for export Smalley Development S.A. intends to export 690 kilos of hammerhead shark fins, the international trade of which has been banned in Costa Rica in...
CREMA is a Costa Rican non-profit NGO founded in 2012. We are a marine conservation and research organization working to protect ocean resources and promote sustainable fisheries policies in Costa Rica and Central America.
Direct in the field conservation projects
Research and outreach onboard commercial fishing vessels
Public awareness and education
Litigation and policy advocacy