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October 7, 2019

CARICOM countries on alert for major diseases affecting pigs and bananas

African swine fever is on the rampage in Asia and Europe, killing more than 50 percent of domestic pigs in China. It spreads rapidly and is [...]
October 3, 2019

Progress and (new) problems for New River

With the arrival of the rains, says Figueroa, “what was advanced eutrophication happening at a specific area was not moving because of the stagnation of the [...]
September 26, 2019

Caribbean islands cannot survive climate change,” says Barbados Prime Minister

"The real solution is for us to not keep asking people to make commitments that are small ... but the global community must accept it is [...]
September 20, 2019

New study being commissioned to address New River situation

Today, Dr. Omar Figueroa, Minister of State with responsibility for Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, and Sustainable Development, explained that GOB is taking a comprehensive, systematic approach [...]
September 20, 2019

Department of Environment investigates vessel grounding near Caye Caulker

The boat’s owners, Coral Tours Belize Limited, removed the 32-foot double hull catamaran from the site where it grounded on Friday evening.
September 14, 2019

“New river stench will get worse before it gets better,” warns DOE

In its update on the New River situation, issued today, the DOE explained that it has installed several aerators into the river, which will increase the [...]
September 13, 2019

Belize’s scarlet macaws are in danger

FCD, the NGO which co-manages the Chiquibul Forest Reserve, issued a release this week entitled "Macaws in Danger of disappearing," which speaks on the harmful effects [...]
September 9, 2019

“Additional US$2 billion a year could rid the world of malaria by 2050,” new report says

The report, Malaria Eradication By 2050: A Bold But Attainable Goal, was published yesterday on the online peer-reviewed medical journal The Lancet. The report said that [...]