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September 12, 2021

Commonwealth to advocate for countries most vulnerable to climate change, including the Caribbean, at upcoming COP26

The Secretary-General will lead a delegation to the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 to advocate the interests of Commonwealth countries, exchange knowledge and best practices around [...]
September 12, 2021

St. Herman’s National Park closed today due to water levels

The BAS explained that the park is closed as the cave is flooded, along with the Blue Hole.
September 8, 2021

APAMO calls on the Government to halt gold mining in the Chiquibul National Park

"Gold mining has been ravaging parts of the Chiquibul National Park; derailing the conservation efforts to maintain the natural resources and the ecosystem services they provide [...]
September 7, 2021

Conservation projects the order of the day under potential post-Superbond regime

"The Government proposes to raise the money for the discounted repurchase through an affiliate of The Nature Conservancy (TNC); in connection with that loan, Government will [...]
September 5, 2021

UCLA research study finds reduced tourist activity good for Belize’s waters

The research of Ileana Callejas, currently pursuing her Ph.D. in environmental engineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, found that the areas that normally have [...]
September 3, 2021

Government and international partners conduct field visit to flood-prone areas in Cayo

The visit was attended by representatives from the Ministry of Finance, Economic Development and Investment, as the National Designated Authority to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), [...]
September 2, 2021

Belize commended for long-term mangrove, seagrass protection

By Aaron Humes: Belize has committed to protect and restore mangrove and seagrass ecosystems within its updated nationally determined contribution (NDC) to the Paris Agreement.
September 1, 2021

Oceana announces date for its 2021 Ocean Hero Awards

Today, Oceana announced that the 20221 Ocean Hero Awards virtual event will be held on Wednesday, September 29. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. and those [...]