Friday, May 24, 2024

Gill Nets

Coalition for Sustainable Fisheries calls for ban on Gill Nets

“Ban gill nets!” was the cry from the Coalition for Sustainable Fisheries as they presented the latest data on the minority of Belizean fishermen using gill nets, and the depredation resulting from illegal users of gill nets – most of who come from across the border. The Coalition presented their findings at a press conference at the Radisson Fort George Hotel on Wednesday morning, May 22.

San Pedro Tour Guide Association weighs in on the regulations addressing gill nets

The movement by the Government of Belize (GOB) to develop a task force to address the issues surrounding the use of gill nets in the country was applauded by the San Pedro Tourist Guide Association (SPTGA).

Oceana launches “Are we drowning our future” social media campaign

Oceana Belize has launched a social media photo project titled, “Are We Drowning Our Future”, to portray the indiscriminate nature of gillnetting.