After considerable debate, representatives of the Galápagos National Park and the fishing industry have agreed to postpone the start of fishing for sea cucumbers. Continue Reading →
The potential opening of sea cucumber fishing in Galápagos has scientists and conservationists surprised and concerned after news leaked of a July 10 agreement that would allow the collection of 500,000 of the creatures. Continue Reading →
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The Galápagos National Park and the Ministry of the Environment of Ecuador announced on Tuesday the seizure of 10,852 sea cumbers at the San Cristóbal airport. The seizure had a total weight of 262.8 kilograms (578 pounds).
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