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August 17, 2019

Department of Environment calls Public Meeting to discuss Issues Affecting the New River

The DOE encourages the public to come out to be informed of the state of the river, corrective actions that have been taken, and future actions [...]
August 15, 2019

Conservation organizations in the US joining the fight to have gill-nets banned in Belize

The Yellow Dog Community & Conservation Foundation (YDCCF) and the Coalition for Sustainable Fisheries say that they have already arranged a substantial donation that secures much [...]
August 14, 2019

CATIE and the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre in Belize agree to work together

The agreement provides for the development of joint proposals to secure resources to enhance possibilities for collaboration; assistance in the implementation of research and development programs; [...]
August 14, 2019

Belize’s conservation efforts highlighted in British newspaper

The article, published today, highlighted Belize's Managed Access (MA) program, the system that began in 2016 which has given traditional fishers the rights to secured grounds [...]
August 8, 2019

New River killed by excessive runoff; Department of the Environment makes plans to save it

There are several contributing factors listed as follows: tides affecting the flow of the river, making the river flow slower. In the Department’s words, the slower [...]
August 8, 2019

“Logwood bust about establishing presence,” says SATIIM Executive Director

Tzalam explained that the 1,030 board length of Santa Maria, a hardwood often mistaken for mahogany because of its beauty, was only valued around $2,000; however, [...]
August 7, 2019

Banana producing countries unite against new devastating Fusarium R4T disease

Ministers of Agriculture and other representatives from the sector from Colombia, Costa Rica and Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, Belize, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, and Peru, [...]
August 5, 2019

July 2019 was the hottest month ever

The C3S said that the month marginally beat out the month that previously held the record, July 2016, by 0.04 degrees Celsius (0.072 Fahrenheit) but also [...]