Panama | Island once slated for development as oil facility now declared a wildlife refuge

(MENAFN - Newsroom Panama) Isla Boná Island which was once threatened by a group planning to develop an oil facility is now a protected area and a refuge for wildlife following the signing on Thursday, December 5 of a resolution that makes it the Isla Boná Wildlife Refuge.

The resolution signed at the Biomuseo, on the Amador Causeway by Minister of Environment, Milciades Concepción, also establishes protection for Estivá Island, which constitute an important habitat for bird species.

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