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  • Concern about fishing vessels in the surroundings of the Galápagos Islands
    by wh-info@unesco.org (WH-Info) on August 7, 2020 at 5:00 am

    The World Heritage Centre and the advisory body for natural World Heritage, IUCN, are following with concern the situation in the immediate surroundings of the Galápagos Islands, where the massive presence of industrial fishing vessels from diverse nationalities has been repeatedly reported by media worldwide.  The state of conservation for the Galápagos Islands, including the outcomes of the fishing practices review and possible measures to address them, will be examined at ...