THIRD UPDATE: La Prensa coverage of Darien environmental crisis

Environmental

Only 9 inspectors have the Ministry of Environment in their regional Darien to monitor more than 115 thousand hectares under forest management in the area, so indigenous loggers denounce the lack of supervision.

Environment approves logging of endangered trees
Tala takes protected area in Darién
The cutting permits are given to indigenous people, but the operation is financed by Chinese businessmen. From January to June, the export of wood to China increased by 27%, totaling $ 37 million, the main export destination. Community spokespersons denounce that they do not perceive the benefits and request another type of development.

The Center for Studies and Social Action of Panama , and the Center for Environmental Advocacy , requested to review permits and regulations, a request that even officials of the entity made.

Chucunaque, basin stripped

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"JB"
Just like Panama…..it takes Covid for them to realize the importance of nature to the economy.

JB: “Green Tourism” on a beautiful island, WOW what a tremendous fucking idea. https://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&hl=en&prev=search&pto=aue&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=es&sp=nmt4&u=http://elsiglo.com.pa/economia/miambiente-activan-turismo-verde-conservacion-panama/24168240&usg=ALkJrhix1DY-zTrYWqRgJM2GI3ee4-xvdQ “We plan to increase the protected areas on the maritime surface by 2021 from 10% to 30%” The Panama Tourism Authority (ATP), the Ministry of the Environment (MiAmbiente) and the Fundación Caminando Panamá held a working …

"JB"
Scientist debunks how invasive plant species reached Panama.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/cafe-estrella/planeta/201201/cientifica-smithsonian-esclarece-leyenda-urbana JB: to my e-mailers,,,,screw you, this shit interests me. LOL Urban legends abound about the origins of canal straw in Panama, but the Smithsonian has new evidence that puts an end to the question. Gutter straw is an invasive weed, native to Asia. Because its tiny seeds are carried by the …

Agriculture
For JB: Environment agency opening protected areas.

Buenas Dias: Josito https://www.prensa.com/impresa/panorama/miambiente-anuncia-reapertura-de-areas-protegidas-marinas/ The Ministry of the Environment (Miambiente) announced yesterday the reopening, as of next Monday, October 26, of a second group of natural areas under its protection. This time it is the reserves that include marine, aquatic and lake areas. Minsa makes official reactivation of new group of activities; walks to …