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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
February 16, 2019

Hunting Season for Iguana is closed

By BBN Staff: The Belize Forest Department reminds the public that the hunting season for iguanas is closed from February to June of each year as this [...]
February 10, 2019

2018 was one of the hottest year on earth!

By BBN Staff: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) warns that the earth’s continuous long term warming trend has continued, with 2018 being the hottest year [...]
February 8, 2019

Is Belize facing a possible drought?

"...rainfall was below normal for most of the country except in the extreme north where it was near normal. Some areas over central and southern Belize [...]
February 7, 2019

Farmers in La Gracia fear that thousands of sacks of potato may rot

By BBN Staff: In 2017, Breaking Belize News broke the story on the potato crisis that farmers were facing in Western Belize due to massive importation [...]
February 7, 2019

Young male manatee found dead in Placencia

By BBN Staff: On February 5, 2019, the Southern Environmental Association (SEA) received reports of a dead manatee at the entrance of Aquamar in the Placencia [...]
February 1, 2019

Illegal fishing of critically-endangered Nassau grouper suspected at Glover’s Reef

By BBN Staff: Amidst the recent announcement that the Nassau grouper is now a critically-endangered species, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) also shares concerns over suspected [...]
February 1, 2019

Nassau Grouper becomes Critically Endangered

The Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) inhabits the waters of the Bahamas and the Caribbean, and averages about 20 pounds in weight.