Environment

ANAM and ACP work together in Month of Natural Resources

Activities are under way to promote Consolidation of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor of Panama (CBMAP) during the celebration of the Month of Natural Resources. The General Administration of the National Environmental Authority (ANAM), directed by Lucia Chandeck, handed an environmental investment check to 19 community groups in the Provinces of Cocle, Herrera, Los Santos and Veraguas on June 9 to carry out 25 environmental investments amounting to $432,000.

These funds were given to community groups […]

Global Fund meets in Panama on environmental issues

Lucia Chandeck, Minister of the Environment and general manager of the ANAM, represented Panama with a delegation of environmentalists to gather information for environmental strategies and projects with Central American countries, together with the Venezuelan and Mexican delegation to the Global Fund on May 2 and 4. The workshop was held to ensure coordination among Central American countries and Venezuela with the Global Environment Fund (GEF) held in Spain. it analyzed the strategies and projects […]

Environmentalists laud Panama’s long-line ban

The following e-mailed press release has been received by The Bulletin and is presented as follows in its complete form. The decree in question has been protested in recent days by the commercial fishing industry – Editor

“Editors: Below and attached is a press release on the recent decree by Panama’s president restricting commercial longlining in its waters, a huge victory for conservation and sportfishing in the region. More developments are expected and we’ll keep […]

CMAR Commission to develop strategic plan

In order to develop strategic planning for the establishment of the National Eastern Tropical Pacific Marine Corridor, the National Environmental Authority (ANAM), the Alliance for Conservation and Development (ACD) and the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) carried out the II Meeting, attended by officials and representatives of the private enterprise sector, NGOs and other groups interested in the environmental and fisheries sectors.

The Joint Declaration of the Ministers of State of member countries of the […]