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New Fisheries Law in Belize Protects Both Marine Species and Livelihoods

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New Fisheries Law in Belize Protects Both Marine Species and Livelihoods
(January 21, 2020) Gray Angelfish. CREDIT: V. Alamina/WCS BELIZE CITY , BELIZE |  JANUARY 21, 2020 - The Senate of Belize passed a new Fisheries Resources Bill that will help make the country’s small-scale fisheries more sustainable for both marine life and people. Approved yesterday by majority of the Senate, the new and comprehensive Bill replaces previous legislation in place for almost seven decades and aims to modernize and transform Belize’s small-scale fishing industry....

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BELIZE PASSES FISHERIES BILL

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BELIZE PASSES FISHERIES BILL
(January 21, 2020) ©V. ALAMINA/WCS JANUARY 21, 2020 - The Senate of Belize passed a new Fisheries Resources Bill that will help make the country’s small-scale fisheries more sustainable for both marine life and people. It replaces previous legislation in place for almost seven decades and aims to modernize and transform Belize’s small-scale fishing industry. The new legislation will ensure the sustainable use and management of the fishery resources and the conservation for the c...

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