"Ecuador has sounded the alarm after its navy discovered a huge fishing
fleet of mostly Chinese-flagged vessels some 200 miles from the
Galápagos Islands, the archipelago which inspired Charles Darwin’s
theory of evolution.
About 260 ships are currently in international waters just outside a
188-mile wide exclusive economic zone around the island, but their
presence has already raised the prospect of serious damage to the
delicate marine ecosystem, said a former environment minister, Yolanda
Via Glyn Moody, who wrote "the chinese are eating the world, and don’t
give a damn about anyone else…"
*** Xanni ***
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