Sustainable Development

Thousands of fishermen of North-western Africa, along with their families, remain without work due to the pressure of the industrial fishing, used by the European countries, on the artisan fishing, a tradition of many generations. The aggression on the seas, that began more ago than two decades, has forced to thousands of fishermen of the countries of the North to emigrate towards waters of the South. Today they are the fishermen of Mexico, India, Senegal or Guinea Conakry who emigrate to the North in search of another type of work to gain the life because the fishing-grounds of their countries are operated by others or because no longer they give more of himself. The industrialized countries have transferred to the countries of the South their fishing capacity because they have found there weak States at the time of establishing norms to protect his marine ecosystem and the economies of the artisan fishermen. That more than half of the world-wide population she is urban, according to data of the UN, explains not only the abandonment of the agricultural countryside, but of the coastal zones of several African, Asian and Latin American countries. It also gives tracks on the relation that exists between which it takes place in a place and it is consumed in another one. The well-being of the Humanity depends on the health of the planet, made up of water in a 70%.

the integration of environmental measures and development will end at the satisfaction of basic needs, improvements of the quality of life of all, at ecosystems more protecting and better managed and a future and more surely more prosperous. No nation it can obtain by itself, says the introduction of the Program of Action for the Sustainable Development of the UN. Concerning the seas, this includes the taking of brings back to consciousness on the part of the governments who until today have allowed or they have not had the force to restrain the illegal fishing.

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