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WikiLeaks: Some Marine Protected Areas Screw Native Peoples, Help Corporations

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Throughout the world, opposition is building to fake marine “protected” areas designed to fulfill the agenda of corporate globalization and the privatization of public trust resources.

The rights of indigenous people and fishing families are rarely considered in the creation of these racist “no fishing and gathering” zones, whether they are installed in the Chagros Islands by the United Kingdom, the Sea of Cortez by the Mexican government, or along the California coast under Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s corrupt Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative.

More: Wikileaks: Marine protection zones are being tailored to help corporate interests, screw native peoples

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