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April 30, 2019

Southern Environmental Organization (SEA) expresses support for the Fisheries resources bill

After successful prosecution of all cases, the fishers were fined, their vessels and product were confiscated.
April 24, 2019

Bureau of Standards working doing their part in the fight against single-use plastics

Director of the BBS, Jose Trejo, told Breaking Belize News that the Bureau has established a technical committee, tasked with reviewing standards and other relevant materials [...]
April 18, 2019

Loggerhead turtle found dead in Corozal

Corozal’s Oceana representative was called to the location where the turtle had apparently died due to an injury from a boat collision.
April 3, 2019

Government expands Marine Protected Areas in Biodiverse Offshore Waters         

By BBN Staff: The Government of Belize has approved “The Expansion of Fisheries Replenishment (No-Take) Zones,” which will increase the total area of Belize’s protected waters [...]
April 2, 2019

Corozal villagers may have to consider relocating temporarily

By BBN Staff: The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reached out to Mexican authorities asking them to address the burning at a dumpsite which has caused thick [...]
March 28, 2019

Conservation in activities in Belize vital to save Nassau grouper from extinction

By BBN Staff:  The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed the Nassau grouper, a commercially valuable reef fish found in the Caribbean, as [...]
March 14, 2019

Belize to celebrate World Forest Day on March 21st, 2019

By BBN Staff: Annually, Belize joins the international community to commemorate International Day of Forests which is celebrated on March 21, 2019.
March 4, 2019

Seventeen new species of snails discovered in Belize

By BBN Staff: A decade-long study in Belize by malacologists researching mollusks in the country has identified 17 previously unknown species of land snails