Wednesday, 31 October 2012 18:47
In bright blue body paint, members of Greenpeace hope encourage Congress to put scientific regulations on fishing quotas.
In a rather bizarre environmental protest, a crowd of 50 semi-nude demonstrators covered in blue body paint greeted Chilean politicians Tuesday outside the National Congress in Valparaiso.
Disguised as fish, members of Greenpeace Chile hoped to encourage politicians to consider sustainability when determining Chile’s new fishing law.
Protesters were concerned about how Chile’s new fishing law, which would attempt to prevent overexploitation of the fish population. The protesters take issue with the law’s emphasis on counting fish at the time of capture rather than at the time of docking.
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