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April 2, 2024

Fisherman who caught undersized conch in marine reserve fined almost $20,000

Fisheries authorities say that on March 20, within Glovers Reef Marine Reserve, he and two others from Orange Walk and Placencia were found in possession of [...]
March 28, 2024

TIDE receives grant for fish conservation project in Sapodilla Cayes

TIDE’s grant is for $696,598.34 for a project entitled “Protection and Conservation of Commercial Species and Fish Spawning Aggregation (FSA) Sites in Sapodilla Cayes Marine Reserve [...]
February 26, 2024

Wildlife Conservation Society hosts Global Shark Conservation Meeting in Belize

More specifically, they are talking about preserving the ocean predators who in some cases have become the hunted due to overfishing.
February 25, 2024

Authorities make bust of illegal fishers in Southern waters

By Aaron Humes: Rangers from the Toledo Institute for Development and Environment (TIDE) and members of the Belize Coast Guard have made multiple busts of illegal [...]
February 21, 2024

Lobster takes a break – fishing season closes next week

The closed season for lobster begins on March 1 and ends June 30, as established by the Organization for Central American Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector (OSPESCA).
December 19, 2023

Belize delegation concludes participation at COP28, takes pivotal roles

Minister of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Orlando Habet; CEO Dr Kenrick Williams and lead national negotiators ambassadors Carlos Fuller and Dr. Janine [...]
December 15, 2023

Chunox fisherman found illegally fishing within natural monument

Montalvo was accused of being within the waters of the Half Moon Caye Natural Monument, located within Lighthouse Atoll on November 21, where he had been [...]
December 15, 2023

Chunox fisherman is fined almost $10,000 after bust with 199 undersized conchs

Instead, he was busted with nearly 200 undersized conch and now owes nearly $10,000 in court fines.