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Ecuador warned that they are determined to protect the waters of the Galapagos

The government of Ecuador has warned the authorities of China and other countries engaged in fishing in the Pacific that it intends to protect its Maritime rights around the Galapagos Islands.

The Department explained that we are talking about the protection of the special economic zone in the Pacific ocean and the habitat of many unique species of fish and wildlife, threatened by illegal and unregulated fishing.

The Galapagos Islands opened to tourists

The Ministry of environment of Ecuador has announced the opening of the national Park and marine reserve of the Galapagos Islands closed because of the pandemic of the novel coronavirus.

"The Ministry of environment and water resources announced the resumption of visits to the Galapagos national Park and marine reserve", - stated in the message published in the microblog Twitter of the Ministry.

Centenarian tortoise saved from extinction their form, released

Centennial male giant Galapagos tortoise named Diego returned to freedom once saved from extinction their appearance, said Paulo Andrade Proaño, the Minister of environment of Ecuador.

Diego, referring to the Fate of hoodensis, was hatched on the Galapagos island of Espanola, where he took a scientific expedition. More than 30 years he spent in the zoo of the American city of San Diego. In the framework of the recovery of an endangered species Diego returned to the Galapagos Islands, where he actively contributed to the expansion of the population continuing to remain in captivity.