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June 22, 2022

Pay nations with rainforests to save their trees – columnist argues REDD+ needs to be strengthened

By Aaron Humes: Forbes columnist Ken Silverstein argues that ‘Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation,’ or REDD+ program first developed as part of the 2015 [...]
June 9, 2022

Belizean in Canada wins prestigious Environmental Award

De Leon says that the  Royal Canadian Mint works with chemicals and a chemical spill can damage the environment so there is intensive training on environmental safety.
June 8, 2022

Happy World Oceans Day! How are you celebrating?

To commemorate World Oceans Day, Oceana Belize unveiled its newest Public Service Announcement (PSA) featuring local professionals and leaders coming together, to encourage everyone to take [...]
June 1, 2022

Baby manatee rescued in Belize

The Institute shared via their Facebook page that the manatee was observed alone for an extended period of time and was having difficulty breathing and navigating [...]
June 1, 2022

Friends For Conservation & Development Commemorates World Parrot Day

According to the WPT, almost 1 in every 3 species is threatened in the wild due to habitat loss and trapping for the pet trade.
May 29, 2022

Government takes a look at garbage

Cabinet took note of the report, which recommendations included a review of the current environmental protection regulations.
May 26, 2022

Government to assess erosion on Silk Caye, will work with community to fix

According to Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation Andre Perez, a meeting with affected communities in the south led to the formation of a task [...]
May 26, 2022
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Is Belize’s beach tourism under threat due to Sargassum piling up on our beaches?

In popular tourist destinations such as Hopkins, Placencia, and San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, residents have confirmed that excessive quantities of sargassum are covering the beaches.