Mexico To Ban Shark And Stingray Fishing

On September 23, 2011, according to the New York Times via Greenwire, Mexico announced it will ban shark fishing beginning in 2012.

“Mexico wishes to share with the international community our intention to declare next year a moratorium on shark and stingray fishing,” said Yanerit Morgan, Mexico’s deputy permanent representative to the United Nations on the side of a General Assembly meeting yesterday.”

This is possibly good news and I say possibly because Mexico has a plethora of great laws protecting species and environment but the laws don’t normally provide the money to enforce them. Vamos a ver!

Read the entire article at the WSJ: Mexico Bans Shark Fishing

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