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Costa Rica Is Double Dipping!

Discussion in 'Sea Save Foundation' started by Sea Save Foundation, Oct 2, 2016.

  1. Sea Save Foundation

    Sea Save Foundation Sea Save Foundation Leader

    Costa Rica is double dipping. The one time environmental leader, enjoys a $1.92-billion-a-year tourism industry and is the most visited nation in the Central American region. But government officials want to kill the goose laying this golden egg. The latest evidence of this short sighted greed is the refusal to protect sharks at the international CITES gathering. Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera #CITES Asociación PRETOMA Shark Research Institute
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  2. dreamdive

    dreamdive Rebreather Pilot

    Costa Rica government are crooks! There is plenty of evidence of shark finning going on there.
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  3. dreamdive

    dreamdive Rebreather Pilot

    If anybody has any doubt, watch "Sharkwater". Had a long talk with Rob recently. Apparently, Costa Rica has not stopped since then.

    By the way, they are coming out with Sharkwater: Extinction in the next few months. Please tune in!!

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  4. Skibikeswim

    Skibikeswim Angel Fish

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Denver, CO
    I read that and am thoroughly disgusted with Costa Rica. We are boycotting any place that doesn't ban shark finning from future dive trips! :(
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