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 [...]
June 8, 2020

Today is World Oceans Day 2020 

The theme for this year’s commemoration is “Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean”.
June 7, 2020

Pet owners advised to watch out for poisonous toads

These toads are nocturnal and are commonly found near water sources. They are differentiated from frogs by the two large oval-shaped glands behind their eyes which [...]
June 7, 2020

Belize skeletons establish earlier use of maize as a staple for Maya

In the journal Science Advances, Kennett, whose team tested the skeletons of an “unparalleled” collection of human skeletal remains in Belize, writes: “there is a significant [...]