Also present was the national director of Environmental Management of Water and Aquatic Ecosystems, Gabriela Gonzalez Trilla.
The task done in Saint Clement is within the application of the letter of agreement signed by the National Environment Ministry with the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) and the Marine World Foundation.
The document deals with the Project “Protect marine biodiversity: Ecosystem approach to fishing and protected areas”, executed with GEF fundsthe national environment ministryand with the assistance of FAOas an implementing agency.
As explained, the objective of this letter of agreement is to carry out concrete actions aimed at improving the state of conservation of sea turtles, in the area of greatest importance for the distribution of the green turtle (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) and leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) in our waters.
The program is also involved National Action to Reduce Sea Turtle Interaction with fisheries in Argentinaapproved by CFP Resolution No. 14/2018.
WHAT IS THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL BRIGADE?
Created in 2020 at the initiative of the environmental portfolio whose owner is Juan Cabandie, This federal force is made up of specialized agents and dependent on the Directorate of Inspections of the Secretariat of Environmental Control and Monitoringand has among its usual tasks the control of compliance with the principles of environmental policy, in accordance with the provisions of the General Environmental Law and the protection of the environment and natural assets within the legal scope of its territorial powers, both in terms of soil, subsoil, water, air, biodiversity, native forests, flora and wild fauna.