Exciting news out of Ecuador! The Galapagos Islands will now have some protection against fishing.
Upon creation of the sanctuary, Correa said, “The Galápagos Islands have extraordinary ecological value, and also economic value. The government of Ecuador supports the creation of a marine sanctuary to leave an inheritance to our children and our children’s children; a wonderful world where as many species as possible are preserved for the enjoyment and knowledge of future generations.”
Read the full story from National Geographic here: New Galápagos Sanctuary Has World’s Highest Abundance of Sharks