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Gov't losing billions

By Denise Dennis
Jamaica Observer
Jamaica delays action on Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife Protocol to its detriment
Gov't losing billions

Section of Jamaican coastline

THE Jamaican government continues to lose billions of dollars in potential revenue from reef fisheries because it has not become a party to the protocol concerning the Special Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW).

The SPAW Protocol, which was brought into force in 2000, seeks to preserve, protect and manage sustainably, areas identified as unique and having special value, and threatened or endangered species of flora and fauna.

 

Read more: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/environment/Gov-t-losing-billion-_13431006#ixzz2JwOj2x3x

 

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