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February 12, 2024

The Government of Belize, World Wildlife Fund and Wildlife Conservation Society partner for loan program for Small-Scale Artisanal Fishers and Sustainable Fisheries Management

The partnership was formed among the Government of Belize, the Development Finance Corporation (DFC), World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to support small-scale [...]
February 9, 2024

Turneffe Atoll Sustainability Association blends tradition with Technology to save Belize’s Marine Ecosystems

From radar systems to drone patrols, TASA is harnessing cutting-edge technology to safeguard the Turneffe Atoll Marine Reserve – Belize's largest marine reserve! With real-time monitoring [...]
February 1, 2024

Belize Bird Rescue seeks to hire project manager, field technicians for Yellow-headed Amazon Parrot project

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Belize Bird Rescue (BBR) is looking to hire a project coordinator and three field technicians for the proposed Yellow-headed Amazon project. The [...]
January 28, 2024

Opposition says Senate Special Select Committee ‘abused power’

It cites the terms of reference for the Committee does not mention land transactions and nor does the Definitive Agreement.
January 28, 2024

Tapir killed in traffic accident on Boom-Hattieville road

The animal was photographed lying dead on the road. There was no information about the vehicle which crashed into the tapir.
January 28, 2024
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Record sargassum seaweed bloom poses threat to Florida and Caribbean beaches

In a disturbing ecological development, the sargassum bloom's size increased dramatically last month, setting a new record for December. The quantity in the central Atlantic jumped [...]
January 12, 2024

Belize Fisheries Department informs of recent Coral Bleaching event impacting Belize’s reefs

The Fisheries Department informs the public of the recent bleaching events impacting Belize’s reefs. These events are not uncommon and over the past decades have been [...]
January 11, 2024

Belize begins assessment of ‘worst coral bleaching event in a decade’

Coral bleaching is caused mainly by a rise in seawater temperatures in combination with chronic local stressors and practices, as described by the Department. There is [...]