Supporting the Palau National Marine Sanctuary
Please sign the Petition!
Petition Background (Preamble):
The Palau National Marine Sanctuary will increase our fish stocks, thereby improving our domestic fishing industry, bolstering our food security, supporting our tourism sector, and protecting our cherished way of life.
The Sanctuary does not affect fishing in state waters at all. It also will allow for locally registered fishing boats to fish in Domestic Fishing Zone – a large area encircling the island withing Palau’s Exclusive Economic Zone.
We urge the Olbiil Era Kelulau to pass this bill so that our nation, our economy, our traditions, and our people can continue to thrive.
(The Republic of Palau with its 16 states has a constitutional government in free association with the United States. The state is located in the South Pacific.)