The Latin American Development Bank (CAF) approved a $ 1 million cooperation for conserve biodiversity and the use of marine resources in the eastern tropical Pacific marine corridor.
The announcement comes after Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador and Panama have reached an agreement to unite their efforts in the conservation of sea lanes that meet in their waters. The resources of the financial organization are intended to encourage strategies related to the protection of marine ecosystems and sustainable tourism.
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Protect a unique place
“With these funds for the Eastern Tropical Pacific Marine Corridor, we will help protect a unique place, and with this, we will help preserve the economy of local communities and promote regional tourism“, declared Sergio Díaz, executive president of CAF. The biodiversity of the marine corridor of the tropical eastern tropical Pacific includes coral areas, the passage of great migrants, reptiles and many sharks.