December 11, 2020

Scientists construct map of all Caribbean coral reefs

The project is significant because, for the first time, such a map provides a detailed picture of the underwater habitats of the Caribbean.
December 7, 2020

Major food producers rated “zero progress” on waste reduction

Coke was number 1 for an unwanted reason, according to The Guardian (UK): its famous plastic beverage bottles are among the most frequently found discarded on [...]
December 7, 2020

Climate change and its health impacts in the Caribbean assessed in new project 

A joint project of the European Union and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) coordinated by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) it will advance public understanding of [...]
December 5, 2020

Belize observes World Soil Day

World Soil Day is held annually on December 5. The day is commemorated to focus on the importance of healthy soil, advocating for sustainable management of [...]
December 1, 2020

Minister of Blue Economy calls for re-think of consultations for proposed Port of Belize cruise and cargo expansion project

This position, Minister Perez said, was taken after following with interest the recent developments regarding the project, consulting with various stakeholders and dialoguing with the Prime [...]
November 27, 2020

NGO’s write Prime Minister regarding concerns over Port of Belize expansion project: PM responds

The group consisted of the World Wildlife Fund, Belize Tourism Industry Association, Oceana Belize, Clear Water Marie Aquarium Research Institute, Belize Audubon Society, Healthy Reefs for [...]
November 27, 2020

Oceana Belize call for developers to abandon ocean dumping proposal

“Oceana maintains that no adequate rationale has been provided that justifies that ocean dumping should ever be considered for Belize.  While developers can be counted on to [...]
November 27, 2020

Residents of Twin Towns concerned about excessive chlorine in the water

According to residents, for a few days now, they have been receiving water that they believe has excessive chlorine due to the strong odor.