Peru studying possible marine preserve on border with Ecuador

Posted on August 3, 2013 • Filed under: Border Issues, Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, Peru

The Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar Vidal, said Friday it is considering the creation of a marine reserve of 650,000 hectares in northwestern Peru, Ecuador border, to protect biodiversity under threat of predation and pollution. “We have been studying the proposal and to create a marine reserve of 650,000 hectares in northern Peru, Ecuador border, to protect biodiversity” and prevent “the predation and pollution,” said Pulgar Vidal.
Studies begin “with the creation of intermediate stocks to finish in the future with the marine reserve,” the minister after the inauguration of the restored boat “Miss Texas” where the Nobel Prize for Literature, the American Ernest Hemingway fished in the Peruvian sea. Read Article

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