Belize pushes for responsible stewardship of world’s oceans

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“Belize is also the only country in the world to have developed a national multi-species system of marine tenure and zoning, locally known as managed access. This system has proven reliable as a tool to empower traditional fishers to protect their fishing area.” Dr. Omar Figueroa, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development …

Jamaica to increase marine protected areas, strengthen legislation – UN Oceans Conference told

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“Our common challenges require collective resolution. This is the intent of the Call to Action which this Conference is expected to adopt…Jamaica supports the considerations that have been given to urgent action to strengthen the SAMOA Pathway and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, especially Goal 14. We call for continued vigilance to address the …