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Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2019. 10:08 am CST.

By BBN Staff: A joint night patrol conducted last night by officers of the Southern Environmental Association (SEA), the Belize Fisheries Department and the Belize Coast Guard within the spawning aggregation site of the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve (GSSCMR) resulted in an immediate pursuit of five fishing vessels captained by presumably illegal Honduran fishers. 

 SEA says that even though the chase did not result in successful apprehension of the suspects, the joint efforts, which must be commended, reminds of the urgent need for meaningful collaboration between NGOs, co-managers and other relevant government departments for better (more efficient) use of our limited resources in stemming the tide of illegal activities occurring within marine protected areas.

SEA calls on the relevant government agencies to play a more proactively supportive role in co-managing marine protected areas with their NGO counterparts.

 

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