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June 16, 2020

Belize can receive $1 million Canadian dollars for climate change disaster risk management

The High Commission explained that the assistance falls within the framework of the Canada-CARICOM Climate Adaptation Fund, which is valued at CAD $20 million and being [...]
June 16, 2020

“Beach erosion a more pressing problem than sargassum,” says Belize Tourism Industry Association

Our newsroom spoke with John Burgos, Executive Director of the BTIA, who said that unlike the seasonal sargassum threat, coastal areas and cayes all over Belize [...]
June 15, 2020

Protected areas and National Parks reopen

The announcement came via the newly established National Biodiversity Office (NBO). The NBO said that the protected areas will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 [...]
June 11, 2020

“Over 22,000 acres in Chiquibul damaged by forest fires,” says Friends of Conservation and Development

The study, titled "A Remote Sensing Damage Analysis of the Chiquibul Forest Impacted by the 2020 Forest Fires," showed the fire damage in three protected areas: [...]
June 10, 2020

Department of Environment holds environmental consultation for Corozal-Sarteneja Road

The EIA was made public on June 5 and was prepared by Belize Environmental Technologies (BET) for approval by the National Environmental Appraisal Committee (NEAC).
June 8, 2020

Guatemalan accused of macaw poaching shot in Chiquibul National Park

In a press release sent out late this evening, the Government of Belize states that the FCD rangers encountered Tirgeros and a male companion almost three-quarters [...]
June 8, 2020

The return of Sapote Lagoon

Cane farmer and a standing member of various committees in the Belize Cane Farmers Association, Javier Keme, said the rains from Tropical Storms, Amanda, and Cristobal [...]
June 8, 2020

Belize commemorates World Oceans Day 2020

The Government of Belize along with its partners and stakeholders continue to make great strides and success in the establishment and implementation of programs and systems [...]